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Depress

Having the middle lower than the border; concave. If the seal be depress or hollow. (Hammond)

Origin: L. Depressus, p. P.

1. To press down; to cause to sink; to let fall; to lower; as, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress the eyes. With lips depressed.

2. To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.

3. To cast a gloom upon; to sadden; as, his spirits were depressed.

4. To lessen the activity of; to make dull; embarrass, as trade, commerce, etc.

5. To lessen in price; to cause to decline in value; to cheapen; to depreciate.

6. (Science: mathematics) to reduce (an equation) in a lower degree. To depress the pole, to cause the sidereal pole to appear lower or nearer the horizon, as by sailing toward the equator.

Synonym: to sink, lower, abase, cast down, deject, humble, degrade, dispirit, discourage.

Origin: L. Depressus, p. P. Of deprimere; de- _ premere to press. See press.


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... will speed up a little bit. This will happen without any increased physical activity. If you fall overboard in the winter into cold water, you depress your temperature and all the chemical process will slow down a little bit, unless you don’t get hauled out of the water quickly, in which case ...

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Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:15 pm
 
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First do not SHOUT, thanks, depress caps lock. Then to answer your question you want to read again the chpater of your text book about the structure of atoms. What are neutrons, and more importantly in your case protons and electrons.

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Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:55 am
 
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Heart rate and temperature

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Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:58 am
 
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