shakeout

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shakeout an economic condition that results in the elimination of marginally financed participants in an industry "they glutted the market in order to cause a shakeout of their competitors"
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Usage

In literature:

The system got a pretty good shakeout in the October Massacre of '87 and things held together, if just barely.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Millions Took Part in "Great Shakeout " Earthquake Drill.
Millions of Americans got ready and rumbled in the "Great Shakeout " earthquake drill.
What's With the Big Dot-Com Shakeout .
The Santa Barbara School District is preparing for this year's Great California Shakeout .
It has been determined that NOAA weather radios WILL BE ACTIVATED in Pacific, Grays Harbor, and Clallam Counties only as part of the Great Washington ShakeOut earthquake drill and tsunami siren test.
ShakeOut drill will help Whatcom County residents prepare for earthquake.
Students in Warren and Shenandoah counties were among 19.2 million people worldwide participating in the Great ShakeOut at 10:18 am on Thursday.
Registration swells to 7.9M for 5th annual Great Calif ShakeOut .
Greg's Bite, The inevitable iOS app shakeout .
CHICAGO — The US Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V is encouraging the public to participate in the second annual central US ShakeOut earthquake drill.
Does anyone know what the shakeout + 3 rule is.
Firefighters encourage participation in 'Great California Shakeout '.
The Marin County Fire Department is encouraging participation in this year's "Great California Shakeout " set for 10:18 am Thursday.
Quick release mechanism protects against vibration shakeout .
Millions practice earthquake safety in the Great Central US Shakeout .
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In science:

Lev. A Rude Awakening: Internet Shakeout in 2000.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
Figure 2.10: “Shakeout” and “rearrangement” diagrams responsible for ( ¯pp → ¯ss + X ) in presence of an ¯ss component in the proton wave function.
The Strange Spin of the Nucleon
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