Definition of Deflation in English :

Define Deflation in English

Deflation meaning in English

Meaning of Deflation in English

Pronunciation of Deflation in English

Deflation pronunciation in English

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1. deflation

(geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind

Example Sentences:
'a constant deflation of the desert landscape'

2. deflation

a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices

3. deflation

the act of letting the air out of something

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of deflation
the act of deflating or state of being deflated
2. economics
a reduction in the level of total spending and economic activity resulting in lower levels of output, employment, investment, trade, profits, and prices
Compare disinflation
3. geology
the removal of loose rock material, sand, and dust by the wind

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see synonyms of deflation
a deflating or being deflated
a reduction in the general level of prices as a result of a severe decline in economic activity
3.  Geology
erosion by the wind

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of deflation
1. The act of deflating or the condition of being deflated.
2. A persistent decrease in the level of consumer prices or a persistent increase in the purchasing power of money.
3. The lifting and removal of small, loose particles, especially silt and clay particles, by eddies of wind.

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