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When it goes the wrong way, it is deflating for a player.
There are two general approaches to deflating the balance of trade, which is defined as the difference between the value of U.
To determine the feasibility as well as the impact of deflating the monthly Census trade data, the Bureau attempted to deflate monthly trade data for the past 4 years using the import and export price indexes already available.
I was concerned about not deflating the balloon and being dragged for ever - and looking like a hamburger by the afternoon.
There's nothing quite as deflating as baking a bread that never rises because the yeast in the dough has lost its zest.
THE ORGANIZERS OF THIS YEAR'S Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria, which takes place the first week of this month, seem untroubled by the deflating dot-com bubble; indeed, they are embracing what might be a "transitional" period for new media.
A NEW sleeping policeman unveiled yesterday will be a big softie for law-abiding drivers - automatically deflating for emergency vehicles and motorists within the speed limit.
To folks not born into political dynasties, this year's decision has to be a fairly deflating one, powerfully suggesting as it does that a ruling class has in fact emerged in America.
Wolfe's ``Sorry, but Your Soul Just Died'' opens by deflating the issue's premise somewhat, suggesting that ``within 10 years the entire digital universe is going to seem like pretty mundane stuff compared to a new technology that right now is but a mere glow radiating from a tiny number of American and Cuban (yes, Cuban) hospitals and laboratories.
In his titling, Wiesen brings into play the white wall that is not literally part of the work but determines its shape, and also calls attention to the purposefully deflating stain left behind by what appears to have been a leaking can of gray paint.