Shrinkage

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Shrinkage

Discrepancy between a firm's actual inventory and its recorded inventory due to theft, deterioration, loss, or clerical problems.

Shrinkage

A reduction in inventory due to a loss, theft, deterioration, or accounting error. Deterioration is a normal part of trading perishable goods. For example, a grocery store selling milk will likely experience shrinkage due to some of the milk spoiling. Shrinkage can be a tax write-off for the company experiencing it.

shrinkage

The loss of inventory encountered in the regular course of business. A firm engaged in transporting grain can expect to lose part of its product to weather, careless handling, and various other factors.
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Figure 7 illustrates the correlation between the maximum tangential shrinkage stresses and RH at three temperatures (i.
Tests of wood density, radial and tangential shrinkage, compression strength parallel to grain, bending strength, modulus of el asticity (MOE), and impact bending were carried out at 23[degrees]C [+ or -] 2[degrees]C and 65 percent ([+ or -] 5%) RH based on Turkish Standards (TSE) (31).
Severe wetwood of Mississippi trees had the greatest difference between radial and tangential shrinkage consistent with its lowest TPG.
Both reductions in tangential shrinkage and in radial shrinkage resulted in approximately 35 percent less in total shrinkage, T+R, in the RF/V kiln compared to that in the conventional kiln.
A reduction of tangential shrinkage by the RF/V drying process was higher than that in radial shrinkage, and the difference between tangential and radial shrinkage, therefore, represents a very low value.
Significant positive correlations between radial and tangential shrinkages and BD were found.