What does shrinking mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shrinking, shrinkage(noun)

    process or result of becoming less or smaller

    "the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"

  2. shrinking(noun)

    the act of becoming less

Wiktionary

  1. shrinking(Adjective)

    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

How to pronounce shrinking?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say shrinking in sign language?

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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. Eric Rosengren:

    Despite the passage of time and adoption of better policies, one could argue that the Japanese banking system is now, once again, being threatened by adverse economic conditions, a shrinking population, aging demographics, and very low interest rates provide very little room for Japanese banks to operate profitably. This of course provides an incentive to reach for yield, potentially implying additional risk-taking.

  2. Fraser Younson:

    Automation, a change in attitude towards risk, increased regulation and shrinking liquidity has meant a reduction in the number of traders, the trading community is shrinking.

  3. Dick Pound:

    We knew it would be a stretch for them but if they devoted themselves, heart and soul, to getting it done, it would be possible., yet here we are four months later and I think somehow they must have convinced themselves that it would go away... time is shrinking.

  4. Antoine Halff:

    In contrast with the crude market which is shrinking, the product market is becoming more global.

  5. Tommy Xie:

    We think China is unlikely to engineer 25% depreciation to counter the impact of tariff as the cost of capital outflows amid the shrinking current account surplus may outweigh the benefit of supporting export, the pressure on RMB depreciation may depend on three near-term factors including the size of China's retaliation package, U.S.'s plan to impose tariff on the remaining $325 billion products and market's assessment on whether the setback is temporary or not.

Images & Illustrations of shrinking

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