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Slowing airfreight growth may be a reflection of a softening technology market.
Several syllable-level parameters seem to be correlated with voice softening in Jennings's reading.
The fourth quarter is expected to show the usual seasonal improvement, although GKN warned that softening markets are expected to have some impact on the performance.
Softening points (Figure 1) probably are the most common property measured by TMA.
Elements of nature and illustration are softening the contemporary look as well.
Ecover, Seventh Generation, EnviroRite and Natural Value all make nontoxic products, and a half cup of vinegar per load can be used for the softening effects.
And even though the market is softening, the company said that signs of distress have yet to take hold.
New York residential market is definitely softening, but developers can still make a profit if they know their target audience.
Gary Ransom, property/casualty equity analyst with Fox-Pitt, Kelton, said property/casualty insurers "are looking at some headwinds" as pricing declines in time with the softening of the market cycle.
Softening the vinyl made it suitable for rotomolding.
Barone applauds the civil-rights movement, but nevertheless sees it as contributing to a destructive softening in education.
The addition of sugar in pastry recipes is important not only for flavor but for creaming butter, retaining moisture, softening a batter, and giving icing a sturdy texture (Amendola and Lundberg 52).