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inflation

 [in-fla´shun]
distention or the act of distending, with air, gas, or fluid.

in·fla·tion

(in-flā'shŭn),
Distention by a fluid or gas.
[L. inflatio, fr. in-flo, pp. -flatus, to blow into, inflate]

inflation

/in·fla·tion/ (in-fla´shun) distention, or the act of distending, with air, gas, or fluid.

inflation

In the context of fat fetishism, the deliberate distension of the stomach with air or liquids to evoke arousal in a fat-admiring sexual partner.

in·fla·tion

(in-flā'shŭn)
Distention by a fluid or gas.
Synonym(s): vesiculation (2) .
[L. inflatio, fr. in-flo, pp. -flatus, to blow into, inflate]

in·fla·tion

(in-flā'shŭn)
Distention by a fluid or gas.
Synonym(s): vesiculation (2) .
[L. inflatio, fr. in-flo, pp. -flatus, to blow into, inflate]

inflation (inflā´shən),

n the act of distending with air or a gas.

inflation


carcass inflation
pumping of air under the skin of a carcass of sheep or cattle to facilitate skinning. Universally discouraged, mostly forbidden for meat for human consumption.
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Remarkably, after episodes of rather violent inflation and deflation experienced during the first 25 years of the Federal Reserve, no mention of price stability as an objective can be found in this description.
The Bank promised to maintain the comprehensive monetary easing policy until price stability was in sight.
Our approach to thinking about the maintenance of price stability focuses on how monopolistically competitive firms set their prices over time.
The monetary policy strategy chosen by the Governing Council ensures a comprehensive assessment of the economic situation, of the size and nature of the shocks hitting the euro area, and of the related risks to price stability.
One lesson from the "unpleasant monetarist arithmetic" discussed in Sargent and Wallace (1981) and the recent literature on fiscal theories of the price level (Woodford, 1994 and 1995) is that irresponsible fiscal policy may make it more difficult for the monetary authorities to pursue price stability.
The Eurosystem will remain vigilant in assessing upside risks to price stability and will take appropriate action if and when needed,' Mr Duisenberg said.
Price stability is defined as a year-on-year increase of below two percent in the harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP) for the euro area.
In my view, a goal of price stability requires that monetary policy be oriented beyond the horizon of its immediate impact on inflation and the economy.
Each of these waves began with a long inflation - the Medieval Price Revolution (1200-1320), the 16th Century Price Revolution (1520-1620), the 18th Century Price Revolution (1720-1820), and the 20th Century Price Revolution (1896-1997) - followed by long periods of price stability.
It is unnecessary because, under the current monetary order, there is no link between price stability and the share of gold in the SNB balance sheet.
He reassured that the Central Bank was going to maintain price stability.
MANAMA: Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro yesterday hailed the role of traders in achieving price stability in the market as he visited Manama Central Market, Ramez, Bahrain City Centre and Seef Mall.