Ramp Down


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Ramp Down

Informal; to reduce operations in anticipation of declining demand. For example, a toy store may ramp down its operations by buying fewer toys from its wholesaler immediately after the Christmas season, when people are less likely to buy toys in large quantities. See also: Seasonality.
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overall ramp down rate to be increased, the ramp down is accelerated as opposed to being applied linearly.
A spokesman added: "Anglesey Aquaculture Limited (AAL) has decided to ramp down its sea bass production with immediate effect, as a result of the challenging market condition of the sector.
Variation management is especially valuable in nonwoven disposable hygiene product manufacturing with demanding, rapidly-changing flow requirements during ramp up and ramp down phases.
However, an analysis has indicated that limiting warming to roughly 2 A C by the end of this century is " unlikely" since it requires an immediate ramp down of emissions.
The on-board computer controls and monitors vacuum ramp-up, hold level and ramp down.
One new tower didn't even have wheelchair access but said they do intend to knock a window out and make a ramp down four feet to the ground level - a bit late in the day.
If we get it right, our estimation is that by about 2011, 2012, you will see an appreciable improvement and by about 2014 we will ramp down our numbers while they (the Afghans) ramp up and you will start to reduce the overall risk to the operation.
The body seems to have built up a stress reaction that takes years to ramp down and may last well beyond age 75," said senior study author and APHA member Paul Leigh, PhD, of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and the Department of Public Health at the University of California-Davis.
These new developments have allowed Edelmann to operate its well known off line slitter winders in a non-stop mode, meaning the winder does not ramp down to a complete stop for roll doffing.
The company plans to gradually ramp down the site and close it by the end of 2009.
He didn't pull in close enough to the kerb and he didn't put the ramp down.
The width and extent of this mineralized zone make it more attractive for Campbell to continue the ramp down to the 5,000 foot level at the mine and continue with our exploration programme at depth.