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flattening

A term of art used in psychiatry for the attenuation or reduction of a person’s emotional reactivity, typically expressed as flattening of affect.
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6 percent flattening of the earnings profiles for high school graduates and 15 percent for college graduates.
Angle based flattening (ABF) is a method of mapping that preserves similarity of triangles of a given mesh to corresponding triangles of flattened mesh (Sheffer, Sturler 2001).
2] solution was added to the mass of eggs between 2 min 30 sec and 4 min after insemination, and then dejellying and washing were finished within 7 or 8 min after insemination, and the flattening of eggs occurred and double axis formed.
After all, the Bernanke Federal Reserve recently instituted "Operation Twist," which in effect has the Fed artificially driving down long-term rates, flattening the yield curve.
Woodworkers all have their own system for flattening wood, some of which are pretty complex.
I was shocked to see his head flattening across the whole of the back.
And throughout Southern California you have seen a flattening out and you are going to see this sideways movement (of prices).
While premium volume was about $25 billion in 2002 and climbing, Timmons believes there will be a flattening or loss of premium volume in the next three to five years.
Jonas has written that, in approaching space as a medium, she looks for "ways of dislocating it, attenuating it, flattening it, turning it inside out, always attempting to explore it without ever giving to myself or to others the permission to penetrate it.
The flattening of gravestones is happening everywhere,and apparently stems from a national safety guide produced by The Association of Burial Authorities in 2001.