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Trough

The transition point between economic recession and recovery.

Trough

In a recession, the point of the most negative GDP growth that immediately precedes the beginning of recovery. In other words, it is the lowest point in a business cycle. The term comes from charting, in which the x-axis represents time and the y-axis represents GDP growth. In this situation, the low point of a business cycle looks like a trough or pit. A trough is also called a valley. See also: Peak.

trough

see BUSINESS CYCLE.
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So to preserve the icon, the village is planning to dismantle, refurbish and relocate the trough to another site, making it less vulnerable to traffic and exposure to road salt.
Khan's family has been selling grass and fodder at this place since before the creation of Pakistan as well as running this water trough. He says that this trough was functional till six years ago.
[5] found that 15 mg/kg/dose every 6 h compared to a 10 mg/kg/dose every 6 h is more likely to reach the target trough concentrations of 15-20 [micro]g/ml.
At another aircraft manufacturer various sizes of complex, structural components are finished in a Rosier trough vibrator measuring 650 x 4,000 mm after CNC machining.
In order to study the India-Burma trough and its effects on the weather and climate, many scholars have defined the India-Burma trough index from different perspectives.
The operator releases a latch at one end of the trough with one hand and grabs a long metal rod with the other hand to tip the trough forward.
I also dug a hole in the soil of each of the troughs and buried a perforated drainage pipe coupled to a section of solid pipe (which stayed above the soil).
Basically, this mechanism behavior will be applicable for the blast furnace trough system; accordingly, the interface level will be determined by the competition between gravitational force balance [16] in the trough and viscous force balance between two phases [17].
Cell-Based Bioassay for TNF Bioactivity and IFX Trough and ATI Concentration Determination.
Second, two drilling paths were simulated and placed at the junction between the lamina and the lateral mass to simulate the trough position.
ON one of our valuation days at our Southport office, a lady came in with photographs of some staddle stones and stone troughs she had, and wanted to sell.
Our archeologist and staff recently found a historic concrete trough circled inside with rebar.