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    • Biology to-break into component components; decompose.
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decay definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • Biology to-break into component components; decompose.
    • Physics To disintegrate or diminish by radioactive decay.
    • Electronics To decrease gradually in magnitude. Used of current or current.
    • Aerospace to diminish in orbit. Used of an artificial satellite.
    • to-fall into spoil: a civilization which had begun to decay.
    • Pathology To decline in health or vigor; waste away.
    • To decrease from a situation of normality, excellence, or prosperity; deteriorate.
    • To pass slowly from a sound, prosperous, or perfect condition, to 1 of imperfection, adversity, or dissolution; to waste away; to decrease; to fail; in order to become poor, corrupt, or disintegrated; to decay; to perish
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to decay.
    • To cause to decay; to impair.
    • To destroy.
  • noun:
    • The destruction or decomposition of natural matter as a consequence of bacterial or fungal activity; decompose.
    • Rotted matter.
    • Physics Radioactive decay.
    • Aerospace The reduction in orbital height of an artificial satellite due to circumstances such as for instance atmospheric drag.
    • A gradual deterioration to a substandard state: oral cavaties; urban decay.
    • A falling into harm.
    • the method or outcome of being slowly decomposed.
    • A deterioration of problem.
    • Gradual failure of health, power, soundness, prosperity, or of every types of quality or excellence; propensity toward dissolution or extinction; corruption; rottenness; decline; deterioration
    • Destruction; demise.
    • Cause of decay.
    • Gradual losing soundness or excellence; a falling by degrees into an impaired problem or state; disability overall; lack of energy, wellness, intellect, etc.
    • particularly Decomposition; putrefaction; decay.
    • 3. Death; dissolution.
    • . An illness; specifically, usage.
    • . A cause of decay.
    • lack of fortune or residential property; misfortune; damage : applied to people.
    • . plural Ruins.
    • Synonyms decrease, decadence, deterioration, degeneracy, withering.
    • the process of gradually becoming substandard
    • a gradual decrease; at the time of kept fee or current
    • the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive material along with the emission of ionizing radiation
    • the organic occurrence of rotting
    • an inferior condition caused by the entire process of decaying
  • verb:
    • To decline, for even worse, to get rid of energy or wellness, to decline in high quality.
    • To rot, going bad.
    • to alter by undergoing fission, by emitting radiation, or by getting or losing more than one electrons.
    • to endure optical decay, that's, to unwind to a less excited state, frequently by emitting a photon or phonon.
    • To cause to rot or deteriorate.
    • undergo decay or decomposition
    • drop a stored charge, magnetic flux, or existing
    • end up in decay or ruin
  • others:
    • to pass through slowly from an audio or perfect condition to a less perfect condition, or toward weakness or dissolution; end up in a substandard problem or state; particularly, become decomposed or corrupted; decompose.
    • Synonyms Putrefy, Corrupt, etc. See rot.
    • resulting in to be unsound or weakened; cause to decline; impair; bring to a worse condition.
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