downsizing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n downsizing the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
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Usage

In poetry:

Said the Downsized skeleton
Robots got my job
Said the Tough-on-Crime skeleton
Tear gas the mob
"Ballad Of The Skeletons" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will present "The Upside of Downsizing " with Nancy Cohen, a member of the National Association of Move Managers, at 1 pm on Monday, Dec 17, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road.
Everybody Says You Should Downsize .
Sometimes they downsize only to find they miss their old lifestyle and stuff.
Many baby boomers are looking to downsize to make up lost ground in their retirement portfolios.
State government downsizing not what LePage promised.
An affordable lifestyle for senior downsizing .
Why Big Banks Like Citigroup Are Downsizing .
Specialized movers ease the stress of downsizing .
We are considering a move in order to downsize and reduce the financial and physical maintenance costs of our current house.
Product Downsizing Hides Price Hikes.
Downsizing leads to med school shortage.
LSU health care executives have told university officials that downsizing throughout the LSU public hospital system creates an $83 million budget shortage in medical school programs.
Proctor and Gamble ' downsizing ' a 'huge loss'.
Christine Lambert of Hoover proves you can continue gardening after downsizing .
Downsizing of Youngstown Diocese parishes from 113 to 87 is complete.
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In science:

For any of the strategies discussed here, the role of the parameter P opmax has to be conveniently downsized.
Random deaths in a computational model for age-structured populations
Indeed, the downsizing of MOSFETs requires a reduction of the thickness of the gate oxide layer.
Broad distribution effects in sums of lognormal random variables
Our galaxy models run with SN feedback also reproduce the observed “downsizing” of field galaxies (Cowie et al. 1996; MacArthur et al. 2004): galaxies with a less massive stellar component are also younger.
Forming Disk Galaxies in Lambda CDM Simulations
This result supports models that predict anti-biasing of star forming galaxies at low redshift, and brings an additional clue to the downsizing of star formation at z < 1.
Clustering Properties of restframe UV selected galaxies I: the correlation length derived from GALEX data in the local Universe
This mass evolution, as well as the bias evolution can be interpreted as additional evidence for the “downsizing” scenario of star formation, though it applies here to the mass of the underlying halo rather than to the baryonic mass.
Clustering Properties of restframe UV selected galaxies I: the correlation length derived from GALEX data in the local Universe
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