1A disappointment or a feeling of disappointment: the election was a bit of a letdown
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- I think the team should be cautious of a let-down after such a disappointing seeding.
- It's like having a conjuring trick explained, interesting and a bit of a let-down: there is no magic, you find, only great skill and infinite care.
- It was a bit of a let-down that the game on the Saturday was called off because I was really up for that, but they have promised to watch me at the start of next season.
2The release of milk in a nursing mother or lactating animal.
- When the baby touches the breast a hormone called oxytocin is released, beginning a process known as milk let-down or ejection reflex.
- It is known that oxytocin is important for milk let-down, but its physiologic release is pulsatile in nature.
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