decrement

  • 1 décrément — [ dekremɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1899; angl. decrement, lat. decrementum, de decrescere → décroître ♦ Phys. Décrément logarithmique : mesure de l amortissement d une oscillation. ⊗ CONTR. Incrément. ● décrément nom masculin (anglais decrement, du latin… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 decrement — DECREMÉNT, decremente, s.n. (mat.) Diminuare a valorii unei mărimi variabile. – Din fr. décrément. Trimis de dante, 13.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  decremént s. n. (sil. cre ), pl. decreménte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Decrement — Dec re*ment, n. [L. decrementum, fr. decrescere. See {Decrease}.] 1. The state of becoming gradually less; decrease; diminution; waste; loss. [1913 Webster] Twit me with the decrements of my pendants. Ford. [1913 Webster] Rocks, mountains, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 decrement — [dek′rə mənt] n. [L decrementum < decrescere, DECREASE] 1. a decreasing or decrease; loss; waste 2. amount lost by decrease or waste 3. Math. the quantity by which a variable decreases or is decreased: a negative decrement results in an… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Decrement — (v. lat.), 1) Abnahme, Verminderung, Verfall; 2) (Math.), die Differenz zweier auf einander folgender Glieder einer fallenden Reihe …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 Decrement — Decrement, lat., Abnahme, Verfall …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 decrement — I noun abatement, abridgment, contraction, curtailment, cut, damage, declension, decrease decrescence, deduction, deficit, depletion, diminishment, diminution, dissipation, drain, erosion, exhaustion, expenditure, leak, leakage, lessening, loss,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 decrement — 1620s, from L. decrementum diminution, from stem of decrescere (see DECREASE (Cf. decrease)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 Decrement — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Thing deducted. < N PARAG:Decrement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 decrement decrement discount defect loss deduction Sgm: N 1 afterglow afterglow Sgm: N 1 eduction eduction Sgm: N 1 waste wa …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 decrement — dekrementas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n; Verminderung, f rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 11 décrément — dekrementas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n; Verminderung, f rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 12 decrement — dekrementas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dydis, apibūdinantis virpesių slopi(ni)mo spartą. atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …

    Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • 13 décrément — dekrementas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dydis, apibūdinantis virpesių slopi(ni)mo spartą. atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …

    Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • 14 decrement — dekrementas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 15 décrément — dekrementas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 16 decrement — noun Etymology: Latin decrementum, from decrescere Date: 1610 1. a gradual decrease in quality or quantity 2. a. the quantity lost by diminution or waste b. the amount of decrease (as of a variable) • decremental …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 decrement — decremental /dek reuh men tl/, adj. /dek reuh meuhnt/, n. 1. the act or process of decreasing; gradual reduction. 2. the amount lost by reduction. 3. Math. a negative increment. 4. Physics. the ratio of amplitudes of a damped harmonic motion in… …

    Universalium

  • 18 decrement — 1. noun A small quantity removed or lost. One of a series of regular subtractions. 2. verb To decrease a value by a basic quantity unit. Ant: increment …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 decrement — 1. Decrease. 2. Decrease in conduction velocity at a particular point; a result of altered properties at that point. SEE ALSO: decremental conduction. [L. decrementum, fr. decresco, to decrease] * * * dec·re·ment (dekґrə mənt) [L.… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 decrement — Synonyms and related words: abatement, ablation, abridgment, alleviation, attenuation, attrition, consumption, contraction, corrosion, curtailment, cut, cutting, dampening, damping, decrease, decrescence, deduction, deflation, deliquescence,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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