decreasement

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decreasement (plural decreasements)

  1. (rare) The action or process of decreasing; a decrease; diminution.
  2. (rare) That by which something is decreased or diminished; a decrement.
    • 1662 Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Dialogue 2:
      ... diminishing the velocity with decreasements like to the increasements acquired in the descent

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