from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Becoming less and less; diminishing.
  • adjective (Math.) a series in which each term is numerically smaller than the preceding term.

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  • verb Present participle of decrease.

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  • adjective music
  • adjective becoming less or smaller


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  • JM heard that the sales of irons are decreasing.

    June 19, 2011