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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. Moshe Katri:

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

  2. China Railway Materials:

    In recent years, the company's business has been shrinking continuously, while operating performance has been sliding.

  3. 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.

  4. Marianne Williamson:

    Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous,talented and fabulous Actually, who are you not to be You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

  5. Takashi Enomoto:

    The steel sector has been heavily impacted by China's slowdown because more than 50 percent of the demand is there, but Japanese steel companies will be hurt a little less than others by the shrinking demand because of the domestic demand from automotive players.

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