deterioration

  1. a symptom of reduced quality or strength
  2. process of changing to an inferior state

Deterioration

Chemical changes that may occur in oils and fats during storage, resulting in poor color and flavor. Oxidation is caused by exposure to air, and accelerated by high temperature and strong light. Hydrolysis is caused by exposure to water, and accelerated by high temperature and microbiological agents such as molds and yeasts.
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deterioration

[Noun] Becoming worse; wearing away or disintegrating.
Example: There had been a marked deterioration in his health.
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deterioration

[n] - a symptom of reduced quality or strength 2. [n] - process of changing to an inferior state
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Deterioration

De·te`ri·o·ra'tion noun [ Late Latin deterioratio : confer French détérioration .] The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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deterioration

The process or condition of becoming worse. ... Origin: L. Deterior, worse ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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deterioration

decline in quality noun process of changing to an inferior state
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deterioration

The process or occurrence of an asset's declining productivity as it ages. This is a component of depreciation.
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Deterioration

• (n.) The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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deterioration

(from the article `ice in lakes and rivers`) In the spring, when average daily air temperatures rise above the freezing point, ice begins to decay. Two processes are active during this period: a ...
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deterioration

deterioration 1. A gradual decline, as in quality, serviceability, or vigor. 2. The process of becoming worse. 3. In psychiatry, progressive impairment in mental functioning without the implication of irreversibility. 3. Depreciation or loss of value of real property due to physical wear and tear. 4. In medicine, the process or condition of bec...
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Deterioration

(F détérioration, R deteriorare, stricare) A reduction in ability to perform up to the anticipated standard
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Deterioration

1) Physical manifestation of failure (e.g., cracking delamination, flaking, pitting, scaling, spalling, staining) caused by environmental or internal autogenous influences on rock and hardened concrete as well as other materials; 2) decomposition of material during either testing or exposure to service. See also Disintegration and Weathering.
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deterioration

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē-tēr′i-ō-rā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The process or condition of becoming worse.
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Deterioration

Deterioration is a term now commonly used in health care,{cn|date=October 2013} to describe worsening of a patient`s condition. It is often used as a shortened form of `deterioration not recognised or not acted upon`. Much work to reduce harm from deterioration has been undertaken by the National Patient Safety Agency.{cn|date=October 2013} {wi......
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deterioration

process of changing to an inferior state
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