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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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Quantitatively, our model implies 22.6 percent flattening of the earnings profiles for high school graduates and 15 percent for college graduates.
In this experiment, they designed Pb conic flattening filters of different sizes over a 3 mm thick Al support.
Keywords: Radial pressure; Root deformation; Roundness; Flattening; Vetiver grass
So for experimentation chosen methods are: pure conformal mapping, pure isometric mapping and angle based flattening, that is closely related to conformal mapping.
(11) Zr[O.sub.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.
In the tights a knitted woven sling cups the buttocks lifting and shaping them without flattening the natural curve and Secret Slimming technology is used to weave them fabric to again slim and smooth the thighs and flatten the tummy.
Financial traders call this a flattening of the yield curve as the industrialized world central banks, led by the Federal Reserve, have kept short-term rates extraordinarily low.
These droplets don't retain their shape for very long, collapsing and flattening out onto the surface in fractions of a second.
It was reported that Eicher Chief Executive Siddhartha Lal said "Most commodity prices are flattening out, if not reducing slightly.
Second, by flattening dry, rough-sawn wood, you'll end up with boards that are perfectly flat, straight and true, which is rare with store-bought boards.
Qumsiyeh told IMEMC in a phone interview that Israeli Army bulldozers were flattening agricultural land and uprooting trees when the activists arrived and tried to stop them.One activist chained himself to a bulldozer but was eventually arrested, Dr.
The council wants people to film their most imaginative ways of flattening cartons and post their clips on www.howdoyousquashyours.co.uk by midnight on November 29.