flattening

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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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At present, helioseismic measurements (see [section]6) indicate that the degree of solar oblateness may be slightly smaller [288, 289], but the general feature remains.
It also caused an oblateness change barely detectable, and a pole shift large enough to be possibly identified.
Commentary relative to the seismic structure of the Sun: Internal rotation, oblateness, and solar shape.
therefore the phase difference detected by the Sagnac due to the contribution of the Earth's oblateness plus relativistic correction to the potential at perigee and apogee can be written as (24) or again (25).
Solar oblateness, [epsilon] is a dimensionless quantity