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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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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.
Reduced energy consumption can be achieved by the deployment of 'multi-rate' devices, which are capable of ramping down during periods of inactivity.
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.
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.
The system's capital improvement plan (CIP) is ramping down, with very manageable anticipated future needs;
In addition to the above mentioned plans, 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.
Meanwhile, HELI2000 for high precision and super finish milling boasts high 90-deg shoulder accuracy and 32-deg ramping down ability.
The recent orders came as the Company's Binghamton, New York tent manufacturing operation was ramping down production in anticipation of completion of existing military orders.
The Help Desk project that was housed at the Harper Woods facility was ramping down after three years.