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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shrinking, shrinkagenoun

    process or result of becoming less or smaller

    "the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"

  2. shrinkingnoun

    the act of becoming less

Wiktionary

  1. shrinkingadjective

    Possessing the property of reducing in size or significance.

    She's a shrinking violet, whenever people look at her she gets smaller.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shrinking

    of Shrink

  2. Shrinking

    a. & n. from Shrink

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shrinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shrinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Shrinking in a Sentence

  1. Nisreen Salti:

    The pie is shrinking and ideally we want to stop that, but as we try to stop the shrinking, we should make sure that the cake is sliced in a humane way.

  2. Choi Kwan-soon:

    The reasoning that second-quarter is off-season in Japan has some merit, but it is too soon for Line to have shrinking revenue.

  3. Tom Davis:

    As opposed to a wave, this( election) looks like a realignment and that's scarier, that is a bigger problem for Republicans long term, because we are winning the places that are not the growing tide( in population), they are the shrinking tide, and that's not where you want to be.

  4. Barack Obama:

    We know that human activity is changing the climate, we know that human ingenuity can do something about it. We're even starting to see that we might actually have the political will to succeed. So the time to heed the critics and cynics is past. The time to plead ignorance is surely past. The deniers are increasingly alone, on their own shrinking island.

  5. Professor Karsten Koenig:

    So far we've got interesting results from three astronauts. It seems that there is a strong production of collagen; so suddenly these astronauts have more collagen. It means there is some sort of anti-ageing effect, at least in the dermis - the lower part of the skin. And we found that the epidermis, in particular the part of the living cells, that this epidermis is shrinking, so the skin gets thinner, so far we have no explanation yet, and we are waiting for the other astronauts to figure out what's going on and maybe to try to figure out how we can protect, how we can help so that this epidermis is not shrinking.

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