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synonyms for shrinkage

  • contraction
  • depreciation
  • diminution
  • reduction
  • shrinking
  • lessening
  • loss
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antonyms for shrinkage

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  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • increase
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How to use shrinkage in a sentence

Union Pacific’s 31,000-person payroll is more than one-third smaller than it was in 2015, part of a broader shrinkage across all major railroads.
INSIDE AMERICA’S BROKEN SUPPLY CHAINDAVID J. LYNCHSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Being 100 natural cotton, it is not completely waterproof and care should be taken to avoid shrinkage.
THE BEST MATTRESS PROTECTORS FOR ENSURING YOUR BED LASTS A LONG TIMEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A similar shrinkage has been displayed in the case of the protesting Alsace-Lorrainers, who returned only two deputies in 1907.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
Customs receipts are larger than ever before, and there is no shrinkage at the clearing house.
SOME CITIES AND SAN FRANCISCO AND RESURGAMHUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Such shrinkage is usually the result of insufficient blanching, or poor packing or both.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Rugose: Short irregular folds, due to shrinkage of surface growth.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
On account of the absence of oil, the shrinkage of French spun worsted is considerably less than that made by the Bradford system.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
Such shrinkage is greatly hastened when they are rubbed vigorously in hot water and then allowed to cool suddenly.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
This fixes a permanent luster and finish on the piece and sets it so as to prevent shrinkage.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
If this is not done the shrinkage of the metal in cooling will make it fast on the shaft, so that it cant be moved.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHRINKAGE

  • abbreviating
  • abbreviation
  • abridging
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • confining
  • constriction
  • curtailing
  • curtailment
  • cutting down
  • decrease
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • deflation
  • diminishing
  • diminution
  • drawing together
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • omitting
  • receding
  • recession
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • shrinking
  • tensing
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • withdrawing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.