Shrinkage

Definition of Shrinkage

Shrink´age
n.1.The act of shrinking; a contraction into less bulk or measurement.
2.The amount of such contraction; the bulk or dimension lost by shrinking, as of grain, castings, etc.
3.Decrease in value; depreciation.

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Sanforizing, ablation, atrophy, attenuation, attrition, consumption, corrosion, curtailment, cut, cutting, decrease, decrement, deliquescence, depletion, depreciation, derogation, detraction, diminution, dip, disparagement, dissipation, dissolution, drain, drying, drying up, emaceration, emaciation, erosion, evaporation, exhaustion, expenditure, extraction, impairment, impoverishment, leakage, lessening, loss, parching, preshrinkage, reduction, remission, retraction, retrenchment, searing, shortening, shrinking, shriveling, thinning, truncation, using, using up, wastage, waste, wasting, wear and tear, wearing, wearing away, withering
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