minimization
noun see minimize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • minimization — UK US (UK also minimisation) /ˌmɪnimaɪˈzeɪʃən/ US  /ˌmɪniməˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U] ► a reduction of something to the smallest possible level or amount: »The aim of these changes is the minimization of production costs. ► the act of making something… …   Financial and business terms

  • Minimization — Min i*mi*za tion, n. The act or process of minimizing. Bentham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • minimization — index curtailment, deduction (diminution), understatement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • minimization — (n.) 1802, from MINIMIZE (Cf. minimize) + ATION (Cf. ation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • minimization — noun Minimization is used after these nouns: ↑waste …   Collocations dictionary

  • minimization — minimizacija statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. minimization vok. Minimierung, f rus. минимизация, f pranc. minimisation, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • minimization — minimizacija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. minimization; minimizing vok. Minimalisierung, f; Minimierung, f rus. минимизация, f pranc. minimisation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • minimization — minimizavimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. minimization; minimizing vok. Minimalisierung, f; Minimierung, f rus. минимизация, f pranc. minimisation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • minimization — minimize (also minimise) ► VERB 1) reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree. 2) represent or estimate at less than the true value. DERIVATIVES minimization noun minimizer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • minimization — See minimize. * * * …   Universalium

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