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Meanings of Downsitting:

noun

The action or an act of sitting down.

Downsize

ˈdaʊn.saɪz

Meanings of Downsize:

verb

Make (something) smaller.

Usage examples:

I downsized the rear wheel to 26 inches

Meanings of Downsized:

verb

Make (something) smaller.

Usage examples:

I downsized the rear wheel to 26 inches

Meanings of Downsizing:

verb

Make (something) smaller.

Usage examples:

I downsized the rear wheel to 26 inches
noun

The practice of making a company or an organization smaller by reducing the number of people working for it, or an occasion when this is done

Usage examples:

The company announced a worldwide downsizing of its operations., there have been reports of layoffs…

Meanings of Downslide:

noun

A downward slide; a rapid decline, a downturn.

Downslope

ˈdaʊnsləʊp

Meanings of Downslope:

noun

A downward slope.

Usage examples:

The downslopes - the ends of careers - are usually never pretty for anybody.
adverb

At or towards a lower point on a slope.

Usage examples:

The fort entrances faced downslope, forcing enemies to charge uphill
adjective

Situated or occurring at or towards a lower point on a slope.

Usage examples:

Some of the strata probably were deposited rapidly due to sudden downslope movement of sediment

Meanings of Downsman:

noun

A native or inhabitant of downland; especially a native or inhabitant of the sussex downs, a stretch of chalk upland at the eastern end of the south downs, between eastbourne and chichester.

Downspout

ˈdaʊn.spaʊt

Meanings of Downspout:

noun

A downpipe.

Usage examples:

Some people prefer to connect their downspout to underground pipes that carry water well away from …

Downstage

ˌdaʊnˈsteɪdʒ

Meanings of Downstage:

adjective

Situated or occurring at or towards the front of a stage.

Usage examples:

A crowd of dancers occupies the downstage area
adverb

At or towards the front of a stage.

Usage examples:

All four run for their lives downstage

Downstairs

ˌdaʊnˈsteəz

Meanings of Downstairs:

adverb

Down a flight of stairs.

Usage examples:

I tripped over the cat and fell downstairs
adjective

Situated downstairs.

Usage examples:

The downstairs loo
noun

The ground floor or lower floors of a building.

Usage examples:

The downstairs was hardly damaged at all

Downstate

ˈdaʊnsteɪt

Meanings of Downstate:

adjective

Situated or occurring in the southern part of a state, especially the southern part of illinois as contrasted with chicago.

Usage examples:

A new maximum-security prison was being built in a downstate community
adverb

In or to the southern part of a state, especially the southern part of illinois as contrasted with chicago.

Usage examples:

I was living downstate
noun

The southern part of a state.

Usage examples:

I think downstate is much more similar to nj.

Downstream

ˌdaʊnˈstriːm

Meanings of Downstream:

adverb

In the direction in which a stream or river flows.

Usage examples:

The car had floated some way downstream
adjective

Situated or moving in the direction in which a stream or river flows.

Usage examples:

Deforestation could have disastrous consequences for downstream regions

Meanings of Downstreet:

adverb

Down the street. in later use frequently: specifically (chiefly united states regional (new england regional)) in, into, or towards the central part or main shopping area of a town, downtown.

adjective

Situated down the street. in later use also: specifically (chiefly united states regional (new england regional)) situated in or belonging to the downtown area.

noun

The lower part of a town, village, etc. also: specifically (chiefly united states regional (new england regional)) the central part or main shopping area of a town, village, etc.

Downstroke

ˈdaʊnstrəʊk

Meanings of Downstroke:

noun

A stroke made downwards.

Usage examples:

He writes the figure seven with a line through the downstroke

Downstrokes

ˈdaʊnstrəʊk

Meanings of Downstrokes:

noun

A stroke made downwards.

Usage examples:

He writes the figure seven with a line through the downstroke

Downswing

ˈdaʊn.swɪŋ

Meanings of Downswing:

noun

Another term for downturn.

Downswings

ˈdaʊn.swɪŋ

Meanings of Downswings:

noun

Another term for downturn.

Downthrow

ˈdaʊnθrəʊ

Meanings of Downthrow:

verb

Displace (a rock formation) downwards.

Usage examples:

In the downthrown areas the carbonates have escaped exposure
noun

A downward displacement of rock strata.

Usage examples:

The close proximity of the isle of wight-purbeck fault zone probably also had an effect on wealden …

Meanings of Downthrown:

verb

Displace (a rock formation) downwards.

Usage examples:

In the downthrown areas the carbonates have escaped exposure
noun

A downward displacement of rock strata.

Usage examples:

The close proximity of the isle of wight-purbeck fault zone probably also had an effect on wealden …

Downtick

ˈdaʊntɪk

Meanings of Downtick:

noun

A small reduction in the number or level of something

Usage examples:

Last week's accident caused barely a downtick in travel-agency airline bookings., cnbc corresponden…

Downtime

ˈdaʊn.taɪm

Meanings of Downtime:

noun

Time during which a machine, especially a computer, is out of action or unavailable for use.

Usage examples:

This self-study course is ideal for any home computer user, students in grades 8 and up or any busi…

Downtimes

ˈdaʊn.taɪm

Meanings of Downtimes:

noun

Time during which a machine, especially a computer, is out of action or unavailable for use.

Usage examples:

This self-study course is ideal for any home computer user, students in grades 8 and up or any busi…

Meanings of Downtown:

adjective

In or relating to the central part or main business and commercial area of a town or city.

Usage examples:

Downtown chicago
adverb

In or into a downtown area.

Usage examples:

I drove downtown
noun

The downtown area of a town or city.

Usage examples:

The heart of pittsburgh's downtown

Meanings of Downtowns:

noun

The downtown area of a town or city.

Usage examples:

The heart of pittsburgh's downtown
adjective

In or relating to the central part or main business and commercial area of a town or city.

Usage examples:

Downtown chicago
adverb

In or into a downtown area.

Usage examples:

I drove downtown

Meanings of Downtrend:

noun

A downward tendency, especially in economic matters.

Usage examples:

There is not yet a confirmed downtrend in interest rates

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