decay

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decay englannista suomeksi

  1. mädäntyä, mädätä

  2. pilaantuminen

  3. radioaktiivinen hajoaminen

  4. mädännäisyys, rappio

  5. rappeutua, lahota

  6. heikkeneminen

  7. hajota

  8. rappeutuminen

  1. Substantiivi

  2. lahoaminen, laho

  3. heikkeneminen, rapautuminen

  4. Verbi

  5. heikentyä, rapautua, rappeutua, heiketä

  6. maatua, pilaantua, lahota, mädäntyä

decay englanniksi

  1. The process or result of being gradually decomposed.

  2. (quote-text)

  3. A deterioration of condition; loss of status or fortune.

  4. To deteriorate, to get worse, to lose strength or health, to decline in quality.

  5. ''The pair loved to take pictures in the decaying hospital on forty-third street.''

  6. To undergo rot|bit rot, that is, gradual degradation.

  7. To undergo rot|software rot, that is, to fail to be updated in a changing environment, so as to eventually become legacy or obsolete.

  8. To undergo prolonged reduction in altitude (above the orbited body).

  9. 2009, Francis Lyall, Paul B. Larsen, ''Space La A Treatise'', page 120:

  10. Damaged on lift-off, Skylab was left in orbit until its orbit decayed.
  11. To rot, to go bad.

  12. ''The cat's body decayed rapidly.''

  13. To change by undergoing fission, by emitting radiation, or by capturing or losing one or more electrons.

  14. 2005, ''Encyclopedia of Earth Science'' (edited by Timothy M. Kusky; (ISBN), page 349:

  15. Uranium decays to radium through a long series of steps with a cumulative half-life of 4.4 billion years.
  16. To undergo decay|optical decay, that is, to relax to a less excited state, usually by emitting a photon or phonon.

  17. Loss of airspeed due to drag.

  18. To cause to rot or deteriorate.

  19. ''The extreme humidity decayed the wooden sculptures in the museum's collection in a matter of years.''

  20. *(RQ:Shakespeare Twelfth Night)