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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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Clearly, the result shows that the universal waveform generator can generates ramping up and ramping down waves with the amplitude of 300 V and bipolar pulse with a peak-to-peak voltage of 400 V.
The VNL-HIF is a joint effort of LBNL, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), but the ramping down is affecting many university-based efforts as well.
(With respect to human-automaton associations, Turkle alliteratively asserts "Our relationships to robots are ramping up; our relationships with people are ramping down.")
World record!!!!!!!!" Experiments recorded data for more than three hours before ramping down for the day.
Or perhaps the two companies know the Pre won't sell as well as they hope, so they are ramping down expectations while simultaneously ramping up the hype.
Reduced energy consumption can be achieved by the deployment of 'multi-rate' devices, which are capable of ramping down during periods of inactivity.
Nokia will also start consultations with employee representatives regarding personnel reduction plans impacting approximately 60 employees in global support functions and 30 employees in the planned ramping down and focusing of certain development activities in the New Businesses entity in Services.
"The work on Galileo would ramp up just as our other projects are ramping down."
Obama and Clinton, both Democrats, say they'll use structural savings from their respective health care proposals, in addition to newly available funds from the 2011 expiration of the Bush tax cuts and ramping down of the Iraq war, to reform America's health system.
They were ramping down. Pipas suggests that while there will continue to be an overall demand for minivans, that segment is declining, another victim of the changing demographic (older Boomers; fewer kids by the following generations).
The risk of staffing up and later ramping down or relocating staff is shifted to the consultant (although a portion of the costs are still borne by the owner in the form of direct or overhead costs passed on by the consultant).
The fixturing strategy will be the same, saving time and cost for the end-user, and permitting a cost-effective ramping down of production when required.