## Look up: SHRINKAGE

1. Shrinkage
[statistics] In statistics, shrinkage has two meanings: A common idea underlying both of these meanings is the reduction in the effects of sampling variation. ...
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2. Shrinkage
[accounting] In financial accounting the term inventory shrinkage (sometimes truncated to shrink) is the loss of products between point of manufacture or purchase from supplier and point of sale. The term shrink relates to the difference in the amount of margin or profit a retailer can obtai...
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3. shrinkage
[n] - the amount by which something shrinks
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4. Shrinkage
After a house is built, the building naturally dries out. This drying out process takes about 6-12 months and will typically affect wood products such as skirting, architraves and stairs and will also occur in the finishes of walls and ceilings.
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5. Shrinkage
The rate of loss of products (through theft, error and fraud) from stock as a percentage of profit or sales....more on Shrinkage
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6. Shrinkage
Shrink'age noun 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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7. shrinkage
noun the amount by which something shrinks
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8. Shrinkage
• (n.) Decrease in value; depreciation. • (n.) The act of shrinking; a contraction into less bulk or measurement. • (n.) The amount of such contraction; the bulk or dimension lost by shrinking, as of grain, castings, etc.
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1. shrinkage
(from the article `textile`) Shrinkage control processes are applied by compressive shrinkage, resin treatment, or heat-setting. Compressive, or relaxation, shrinkage is applied ... Wood undergoes dimensional changes when its moisture fluctuates below the fibre saturation point. Loss of moisture res...
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2. Shrinkage
Discrepancy between a firm`s actual inventory and its recorded inventory due to theft, deterioration, loss, or clerical problems.
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3. Shrinkage
(F contraction, R contractie) Decrease in length or volume
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4. shrinkage
1. process or result of becoming less or smaller
2. the amount by which something shrinks
3. the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store

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5. shrinkage
The reduction in dimension or volume which takes place in timber when the moisture content is reduced below fibre saturation point, expressed as a percentage of the original dimensions or volume. Linear shrinkage occurs in three directions radial, tangential and longitudinal
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6. Shrinkage
Decrease in length or volume.
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7. Shrinkage
The percentage of reduction in overall part dimensions. Shrinkage occurs during the cooling phase of the process.
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8. Shrinkage
[fabric] Shrinkage is when a fabric becomes smaller than its original size, usually through the process of laundry. Novice users of modern laundry machines sometimes experience accidental shrinkage of garments, especially when applying heat. Others may intentionally try to shrink a garment i...
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9. shrinkage
1) Decrease 2) Drop-off 3) Inventory ... (euphemism for shoplifting) 4) Lessening 5) Shrinking 6) The amount by which something shrinks
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