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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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This time, though we were continually half- buried, there was no trough in which to be swept, and we drifted squarely down upon the upturned boat, badly smashing it as it was heaved inboard.
My hold had been broken loose, I was under water, and the thought passed through my mind that this was the terrible thing of which I had heard, the being swept in the trough of the sea.
Johnson and Alvarez were at my side when, without warning, the bow swung swiftly around and the ship fell into the trough of the sea.
We returned to Necharsteinach, plunged our hot heads into the trough at the town pump, and then went to the hotel and ate our trout dinner in leisurely comfort, in the garden, with the beautiful Neckar flowing at our feet, the quaint Dilsberg looming beyond, and the graceful towers and battlements of a couple of medieval castles
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 1, 2019-: Eave Troughs Market 2019 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast to 2024
Today, what is left of the water troughs, built across the city in the 19th century, serve as a shameful reminder of how the city lost its collective sense of empathy.
A standard 12-foot-long WaterMaster sells for $ 1.100, but Wengerd says the troughs can be built to almost any length.
According to the American Meteorological Society online glossary, a 'monsoon trough' is 'the line in a weather map showing the locations of relatively minimum sea level pressure in a monsoon region.' Heavy monsoon rains are associated with monsoon troughs as 'most of the active transient disturbances producing the monsoon rain develop and move along the monsoon trough region.'
But within a few months, my husband and I developed a raised-bed system using eight galvanized cattle troughs. Our property borders a city park and a walking trail, and our neighbors and friends enjoyed watching our progress.
Khoroshikov, "Design changes to main troughs to reduce loss of pig iron with slag," Metallurgist, vol.
Then, the high-speed drill was used to prepare the open-side and hinge-side troughs under the guide of the drilling templates.
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.