undercutting


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

undercutting

 [un´der-kut″ing]
the effect of scatter on a radiographic image, caused when an unattenuated x-ray beam strikes the film screen detector.
References in periodicals archive ?
The extent of surface failure and scribe undercutting for all the tested coating systems are presented in table 2.
A If you go to your boss on this matter, your behavior may be regarded as tattling, shrinking responsibility, and undercutting a colleague.
The simple efficiency of $averCD dramatically reduces advertisers' client acquisition and retention costs, therefore allowing them to provide discount incentives for client acquisition and retention to consumers as a part of the $averCD paradigm, without undercutting their profitability.
The simple efficiency of $averCD allows advertisers to dramatically reduce their client acquisition and retention costs, and, therefore, advertisers can now afford to provide discount incentives for client acquisition and retention to consumers as a part of the $averCD paradigm, without undercutting their profitability.
The actions by the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation has also preemptively taken over pensions of facilities in the Ohio Valley, significantly reducing benefits and undercutting steel industry consolidation efforts.
Today's ruling is the latest in a long line of WTO decisions undercutting America by overriding our trade laws and the nation's ability to make sovereign decisions in the interest of the American economy and the American people," Gerard said.
We are incensed by Microsoft's arrogance, and perplexed by its schizophrenic decision to support standards on one platform while undercutting them on another," said Web Standards Project group leader Jeffrey Zeldman.
Prices have been reduced on Accton's most popular ISA and PCI network adapters, undercutting the cost of competing network adapters by as much as 67 percent.
With the new retail pricing, Accton's Fast EtherPair-TX PCI adapters are now the most cost-effective in the market, undercutting pricing on comparable adapters from other manufacturers.
But it could have come against any number of big contractors who are exploiting unemployed Maine workers while undercutting the wage rates of plumbers and pipefitters in Massachusetts.