Deflate


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To leak fluid from, as in a breast implant
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However, in Section 5 we will come up with another proposal for the nonsymmetric case, which we think is better suited to deflate approximate eigenpairs.
We will not hesitate to deflate and debunk pure political hokum.
Some implants deflate (or rupture) in the first few months after being implanted and some deflate after several years; yet others are intact 10 or more years after the surgery.
A dominant idea in Scholars' Bedlam is that some humanists used Menippeanism as an acceptable literary form to deflate their own pretensions and to critique humanism itself.
Describing the modus operandi, the police said the money snatchers first deflate one of the tyres of their target's car and lie in wait.
When the pickup approached, officers laid out the spike strips, which have sharp, hollow spikes that puncture tires but allow them to slowly, and safely, deflate, Sgt.
For the 2007 annual revision, several changes to the methods used to deflate some components were adopted.
If we don't slowly and gently deflate the speculative bubble that the dollar has become, we risk a sudden dive that doesn't help anyone."
Still, it was sheer delight to watch this choreographer build and deflate intensity or create transitions out of small movement fragments.
But if boomers' retirements are going to deflate stocks, big changes are coming.
A revolutionary road hump which is designed to deflate for emergency vehicles and drivers going under the speed limit has been unveiled.
Initially the idea of a moveable wall that could inflate and deflate was explored, but because of the potential for wear and tear, a static solution was developed.