Deflation

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Deflation Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    deflation n
  1. (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind; "a constant deflation of the desert landscape"
  2. a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices [ant: inflation, disinflation]
  3. the act of letting the air out of something [ant: inflation]
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