What does shrinking mean?

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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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  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. Larry Hogan:

    I'm concerned that my party is no longer a big-tent, Reagan-esque party where we're shrinking and shrinking the base, we're just talking to the hardcore base.

  2. Jack Ablin:

    Brick-and-mortar retailers are fighting over an ephemeral slice of a shrinking pie.

  3. Moshe Katri:

    With legacy business shrinking, the larger digital becomes, the more it can move the needle in terms of top line growth.

  4. George Ratiu:

    The Federal Reserve has been walking a tightrope of gradually increasing borrowing costs while trying to avoid a knee-jerk reaction from consumers and businesses, however, with inflation soaring, the runway for a soft landing is shrinking considerably, as are the chances of avoiding a recession.

  5. George Pataki:

    Defeating Islamic terrorists, shrinking government, growing the economy -- these are the issues that matter most, these are the issues that matter most. Instead we're debating social issues like abortion and gay rights. They are a distraction, and will only help elect Hillary.

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