decline

  1. change toward something smaller or lower
  2. a condition inferior to an earlier condition
  3. a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
  4. a downward slope

Decline

Used as a specific term to mean Tuberculosis - May, of course, have the usual meaning too

decline

[Verb] To become weaker or smaller. To decline an offer is to politely refuse.
Example: I will decline your kind offer unless you let me pay you for your time.
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decline

[n] - a condition inferior to an earlier condition 2. [n] - change toward something smaller or lower 3. [v] - go down 4. [v] - of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives 5. [v] - grow smaller
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Decline

De·cline' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Declined ; present participle & verbal noun Declining .] [ Middle English declinen to bend down, lower, sink, decline (a noun), French décliner to decline, refuse, ...
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Decline

De·cline' transitive verb 1. To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall. « In melancholy deep, with head declined Thomson. « And now fair Phoebus gan decline in haste His weary wagon to the western vale.» Spens...
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Decline

De·cline' noun [ French déclin . See Decline , intransitive verb ] 1. A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is tending toward extinction or a less perfect state; as, the decline
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decline

1. A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is tending toward extinction or a less perfect state; as, the decline of life; the decline of strength; the decline of virtue and religion. 'Their fathers lived in the decline of literature.' (Swift) ... 2. <medicine> That period o...
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decline

declination noun a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
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decline

go down verb grow smaller; `Interest in the project waned`
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decline

verb go down; `The roof declines here`
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decline

noun change toward something smaller or lower
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Decline

• (v. i.) A gradual sinking and wasting away of the physical faculties; any wasting disease, esp. pulmonary consumption; as, to die of a decline. • (v. t.) To inflect, or rehearse in order the changes of grammatical form of; as, to decline a noun or an adjective. • (v. t.) To run through from first to last; to repeat like a schoolboy...
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Decline

A surface or sub-surface excavation in the form of a tunnel which is developed from the uppermost point downward
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Decline

A term used to describe the appearance of a tree showing signs of stress, lack of vigour or is dying. This could be due to disease, infection or environmental factors.
Found on http://www.treesurgeonsmanchester.com/page/glossary_of_terms

Decline

A term used to describe the appearance of a tree showing signs of stress, lack of vigour or is dying. This could be due to disease, infection or environmental factors.
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Decline

Decline involves change over time, for example: Note: distinguish the noun decline from the adjective obsolete. Decline refers to the degenerating of something (compare obsolescence) whereas obsolete refers to the outdatedness of something or labels something as no longer in use. Decline represents the process of declining, a gradual sinking and w...
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Decline

A term used to describe the appearance of a tree showing signs of stress, lack of vigour or is dying. This could be due to disease, infection or environmental factors.
Found on http://www.wilbytree.co.uk/glossary.html

Decline

A sloping underground opening for machine access from level to level or from surface; also called a ramp.
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