Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. decrecen, fr. OF. decreistre, F. décroître, or from the OF. noun (see Decrease (n.)), fr. L. decrescere, to grow less; de, + crescere, to grow. See Crescent, and cf. Increase
While they were at this work the rain decreased, and after a while ceased.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Meanwhile it was well to decrease the intervening distance so far as was prudent.
"Deerfoot in The Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
Later, they break up, the limbs sprout out like blunt fins at the sides, and the long tail begins to decrease.
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The rate per ton per mile decreased from 1.92 cents in 1867 to 0.73 of a cent in 1900.
"Outline of the development of the internal commerce of the United States" by T.W. van Mettre
As the night wore away, so did the gale decrease and the sea subside.
"The Privateer's-Man" by Frederick Marryat
It appeared only thirty fathoms in diameter, and decreased in size at its summit.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
These numbers make a katun-series, starting with 4, decreasing by 2, if we read it left to right.
"Commentary Upon the Maya-Tzental Perez Codex" by William E. Gates
Their speed was now decreasing, but they knew that the speed of the Indians must be decreasing, too.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Said of tides, when decreasing from the spring-tides.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Weigh again and note decrease from evaporation.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
As birds by silence show their mourning
in colde, yet sing at Springs returning:
So may Love nipt awhile decrease,
but as the Summer soone increase.
"73" by Mary Wroth
The trees may teach us Love's remaining,
Who suffer change with little paining,
Though Winter make their leaves decrease,
Yet with the Summer they increase.
"73" by Mary Wroth
How many, yet deceiv'd, all pow'r oppose?
Their fears increasing, as decrease their woes;
Jealous of bondage, while they freedom gain,
And most oblig'd, most eager to complain.
"An Epistle Of The Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole" by Richard Savage
No scorching sun or blighting storm,
No burning sand or desert drear,
No fell disease or wasting form,
To mar the glowing beauty here.
Decay and ruin ever must decrease,
Here on the fertile, healthful Plains of Peace.
"The Plains Of Peace" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
Softly the sunset decreases dim in the violet Distance,
Even as Love's own fervour has faded away from me,
Leaving the weariness, the monotonous Weight of Existence,--
All the farewells in the world weep in the sound of the sea.
"Reverie Of Ormuz The Persian" by Laurence Hope
Decrease our population, check our growth,
Deprive us of our wealth, our liberty,
Lower the nation's conscience by a hair,
And you are less than that you were before!
You stand here in the world the man you are,
Because your country is America!
"Nation" by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman
Half of marketers plan to decrease spending in traditional advertising channels like magazines, direct mail, and newspapers to fund increases in online ad spending in 2005.
Maximum sustained winds decreased to near 35 mph.
Scientists say decrease could herald flip of planet's poles.
Helping women decrease stress and enhance desire.
Around menopause , the levels of the hormones estrogen and progestin decrease, resulting in hot flashes, sweats, mood swings, and vaginal dryness.
Housing starts decreased moderately to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.969 million units in April, the US Department of Commerce reported.
In fact, for most men in long-term sexually monogamous relationships, a steady decrease in libido has everything to do with biology and hormones and would be the same regardless of the particular woman in their lives.
Application of gunnable foam/fiber insulation significantly decreases the overall heat loss of the refractory system and can provide a payback period in terms of energy savings typically in less than six months.
Ben Affleck Lobbies to Decrease the Worldwide Child Mortality Rate .
The black infant mortality rate in Boston decreased 47 percent between 2008 and 2009, falling to its lowest level in 20 years, according to a new state report released on Friday.
After reporting comp and net sales decreases for its third quarter and year-to-date results, Tuesday Morning is working to improve sales and launch a new e-commerce site.
Print ad revenue dropped to $4.8 billion, a decrease of 7.9.
Urban Oil And Gas Wells Popup Across Colorado, But Number Of Permits Decreasing.
His weight then decreased by 11 kg in 3 months.
A few years ago, researchers discovered that in areas polluted by human-made noise, a species of hummingbird seemed to increase in population, while a jay species seemed to decrease.
Internal forces cannot change the angular momentum, but it is evident from Eq. (2) that the energy can be decreased by aligning the axis of maximal inertia along J, i.e. decreasing θ .
Physics of Grain Alignment
The thermal time, however, decreases with decreasing temperature at a given depth because radiation pressure (eq. ) is less important.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
As the end of the inﬂationary stage (approximately) could be considered the point t = τ at which the (decreasing) energy density ǫ(τ ) again becomes equal to some V (ξ (τ )) (which is decreasing much more fastly).
The data for extruded polystyrene decreases from the Voronoi tessellation towards the Gaussian random ﬁeld result as the density decreases.
Elastic moduli of model random three-dimensional closed-cell cellular solids
For each virial mass the entropy decreases with decreasing amounts of pre-heating.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating