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Definition 1: the act of letting the air out of something - [noun denoting act]

(deflation is a kind of ...) the act of decreasing or reducing something

Definition 2: a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices - [noun denoting process]

(deflation is a kind of ...) any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth

Definition 3: (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind - [noun denoting process]

Samples where deflation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a constant deflation of the desert landscape

(deflation is a kind of ...) (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

(deflation belongs to category ...) a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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