Definición de depression en inglés:

depression

Saltos de línea: de|pres¦sion
Pronunciación: /dɪˈprɛʃ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

  • 2A long and severe recession in an economy or market: the depression in the housing market
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    • They have developed a close relationship between stock market crashes and the economic recessions and depressions that follow them.
    • According to him, the original estimate did take into account periodic recessions and depressions in the stock market.
    • Just as the mass extinctions were associated with climatic shifts, depressions and recessions often reflect changing economic conditions.
    Sinónimos
    recession, slump, decline, downturn, slowdown, standstill; paralysis, inactivity, stagnation, credit crunch, credit squeeze; hard times, bad times
    technical stagflation
  • 2.1 (the Depression or the Great Depression) The financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent years.
  • 3 [mass noun] The action of lowering something or pressing something down: depression of the plunger delivers two units of insulin
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    • Slight depression of the clutch stops the tractor's forward motion, while full depression stops the PTO action.
    • Emergency braking techniques are taught at an early stage of driver training and require rapid and forceful depression of the brake pedal and then the clutch pedal.
    • The control signal or input for brake release may therefore be generated or relate to accelerator depression, clutch engagement or gear selection.
  • 3.1 [count noun] A sunken place or hollow on a surface: the original shallow depressions were slowly converted to creeks
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    • The presence of shallow depressions in the ground surface allows time for water to percolate into the soil and reduces the volume and speed of flow across the slope.
    • The stone includes a depression on its concave surface where the practitioner's finger was inserted in order to assist in applying force.
    • The images relayed from the probe were not much more exciting - some low hills and surface depressions.
    Sinónimos
  • 4 Meteorology A region of lower atmospheric pressure, especially a cyclonic weather system: hurricanes start off as loose regions of bad weather known as tropical depressions
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    • Rainfall in the savannah region usually arrives between November and April in heavy bursts from monsoonal depressions or tropical cyclones.
    • The most significant features of the wet season are thunderstorms, tropical cyclones and rain depressions.
    • Cyclonic weather with a depression centred over the UK can cause unsettled conditions in both winter and summer.
  • 5 Astronomy & Geography The angular distance of an object below the horizon or a horizontal plane.
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    • Angular depressions at the base of siltstone laminae represent casts of halite that was dissolved by lower-salinity waters that introduced silt.
    • After sunset, as the depression of the sun increases the sky gets darker and darker until no scattered light reaches the observer.
    • Thus various stages of twilight are defined in terms of the solar depression angle, in degrees.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin depressio(n-), from deprimere 'press down' (see depress).

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