Meaning Degradation
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Readjustment of the stream profile where the stream channel is lowered by the erosion of the stream bed. Usually associated with high discharges.
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In a discussion of fire retardant slurries, deterioration of viscosity. 
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In hydrologic terms, the geologic process by means of which various parts of the surface of the earth are worn down and carried away and their general level lowered, by the action of wind and water.
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See Environmental degradation.
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1530s, from French dégradation (14c., Old French degradacion), from Medieval Latin degradationem (nominative degradatio), noun of action from past participle stem of degradare (see degrade).
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breaking down.
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The lessening of a quality of data or images because of any optical, electronic, or mechanical distortions (noise) in the data collection or image forming systems.
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A lowering of quality, performance or status. [D02304]
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Loss of image quality or Definition for any number of reasons including intentional ones. Quote: I don't like forced development and flashing. Because I do like a fairly rich negative with good blacks, I'm not keen on the strong use of fog filters, although on occasion I use them. I don't like the effect they produce. [Also] you' [..]
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The progressive failure of a machine or lubricant.
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n. Diminution, as of strength or magnitude.
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The deterioration in quality, level, or standard of performance of a functional unit. 2. In communications, a condition in which one or more of the required performance parameters fall outside predete [..]
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when high discharge creates a high energy environment in a river channel leading to a lowering of the channel bed.
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1. Neurophysiology. When a neurotransmitter is broken down into inactive metabilites. 2. The result of a declining in value, quality or status.
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A loss of image or signal quality, usually in the process of reproduction or transmission.
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break-down (pop)
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Degradation occurs when an organism's ability to do things decreases. It is a reduction of normal functions and can sometimes be seen by the break down of parts. Neurotransmitters in the brain ex [..]
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Any decline in the quality of natural or cultural resources, or the viability of ecosystems, that is caused directly or indirectly by humans. deluxe tour:
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The chemical breakdown of a neurotransmitter into inactive metabolites.
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the social, economic and environmental decline of an area, often through de-industrialisation
Source: gcsegeography.co.uk

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(n) changing to a lower state (a less respected state)(n) a low or downcast state
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Ageing
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A term used to describe the process by which a tyre loses performance or grip. Different from tyre wear which concerns the process by which the tread is worn away.
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Diminution or reduction of value or quality.  
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A natural occurrence with all LED illuminators, which is accelerated when illuminators are operated at full power or in higher ambient temperatures.
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the breaking down of substances by physical or biological means; bio-degradation refers specifically to breaking down of substances by natural processes, including bacteria, action of sunlight etc
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The geologic process by means of which various parts of the surface of the earth are worn away and their general level lowered, by the action of wind and water.
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Chemical or biological breakdown of a complex compound into simpler compounds.
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Degenerative changes in the Intervertebral Disc due to Aging or structural damage, especially to the vertebral end-plates.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A degradation process whereby incorrectly folded Proteins are selectively transported out of the Endoplasmic Reticulum and into the Cytosol. The misfolded Proteins are subsequently ubiquitinated and d [..]
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Proteolytic breakdown of the Mitochondria.
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Cleavage of Proteins into smaller Peptides or Amino Acids either by Proteases or non-enzymatically (e.g., Hydrolysis). It does not include Protein Processing, Post-Translational.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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 Any decline in the quality of natural or cultural resources, or the viability of ecosystems that is caused directly or indirectly by humans (NEAP, 2000).
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any significant reduction in the fertility of a soil, whether in the course of its natural development or by direct or indirect human action
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A change or break-down in a material's chemical structure.
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A gradual wearing down or away. Also with regard to soil a lowering of the nutrient content and associated ability to support continuing crop growth.
Source: archive.industry.gov.au

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The conversion or breakdown of a substance to simpler compounds, for example, the degradation of organic matter to carbon dioxide and water.
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Chemical or biological breakdown of a complex compound into simpler compounds. Demineralized Water
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The loss of desirable physical properties of a textile material due to some process or physical, chemical or thermal phenomenon.
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In hydrologic terms, the geologic process by means of which various parts of the surface of the earth are worn down and carried away and their general level lowered, by the action of wind and water.
Source: forecast.weather.gov

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The process by which a streambed is lowered in elevation by removal or  scouring of  sediment. This term is also used to refer to a damaged condition of  habitat (hydromorphological degradation, ph [..]
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Any decline in the quality of natural or cultural resources, or the viability of ecosystems, that is caused directly or indirectly by humans.
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the progressive reduction of performance, usually ending in failure of a machine or lubricant.
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In hydrologic terms, the geologic process by means of which various parts of the surface of the earth are worn down and carried away and their general level lowered, by the action of wind and water.
Source: weatherdudes.com

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The process by which a chemical is reduced to a less complex form.
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The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one's standing or rank in office or society; diminution; as, the degradation of a peer, a knight, a general, or [..]
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The decline or loss of one or more wetland functions due to human activities.
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Degradation refers to changes within the forest that negatively affect the structure or function of the forest stand or site, and thereby lower its capacity to supply products and services. In the con [..]
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An unwanted change in the performance of a system undergoing testing. A degradation is not necessarily a malfunction or failure.
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A fetish for being psychologically degraded, or degrading a partner. Synonyms: erotic humiliation.
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Degradation is the sum of the processes that render land or water economically less valuable for agricultural production or for other ecosystem services. Continued degradation leads to zero or negativ [..]
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