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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shrink·age /ˈʃrɪŋkɪʤ, ||ˈsrɪŋ-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 變狹; 減少; 收縮

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shrink·age n.
 1. The act of shrinking; a contraction into less bulk or measurement.
 2. The amount of such contraction; the bulk or dimension lost by shrinking, as of grain, castings, etc.
 3. Decrease in value; depreciation. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: process or result of becoming less or smaller; "the material
           lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage" [syn: shrinking]
      2: the amount by which something shrinks
      3: the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store;
         "shrinkage is the retail trade's euphemism for
         shoplifting" [syn: shoplifting]