Translation of shrinkage in Spanish:

shrinkage

encogimiento, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃrɪŋkɪdʒ//ˈʃrɪŋkɪdʒ/

noun

  • 1

    (of clothes, fabric) encogimiento masculine
    (of wood, metal) contracción feminine
    (of amount, number) reducción feminine
    • Without regularly spaced contraction joints, this shrinkage will result in random cracking.
    • Dry-clean this natural fiber to avoid excessive shrinkage.
    • Weight, shrinkage, strength and other properties depend on the moisture content of wood.
    • This is because cotton denim has residual shrinkage and will continue to shrink with each successive wash.
    • An example would be dry, warm, or windy conditions that cause excessive shrinkage and cracking in overlays.
    • At low compaction water contents, shrinkage decreases with increasing compactive effort.
    • It could also cause color bleeding, shrinkage, and browning.
    • Most of the garments were made of viscose fabric base, bio-degradable and 100 per cent shrinkage free.
    • Other researchers have suggested that shrinkage occurs when there are long distances between pastures and weighing facilities.
    • Also, how much shrinkage should be expected in the floor slab?
    • At the beginning of the process, for moderate external glucose concentrations, small shrinkages were observed and vesicle shapes remained quasispherical.
    • Some fabrics have what is called progressive shrinkage.
    • A dense wood will have proportionally more elasticity and resistance, but also a greater margin of shrinkage and swelling.
    • There is no need to be concerned about carpet damage such as browning, shrinkage, buckling, delaminating, and mildew.
    • Slightly overfill the crack to allow for shrinkage.
    • This controls shrinkage without loss of strength or elastic recovery.
    • Formation of shrinkage cracks allows water infiltration that weakens the subgrade, which may lead to further fatigue cracking in the pavement structure.
    • There is evidence that heating collagenous tissue causes tissue shrinkage through collagen denaturation.
  • 2

    Business
    (stock losses)
    (feminine plural) fugas
    (feminine plural) pérdidas
    • Turnover shrinkage, as a percentage of turnover, fell from 1.45 per cent to 1.37 per cent.
    • The land of spoilage, shrinkage, of profit margins so thin that the accountant's hands bleed with a thousand sharp cuts.
    • It is simply a fact of organizational life: growth is more attractive than shrinkage.
    • A depressed stock market accounts for part of this shrinkage.
    • The effect has been two agency closures, a couple of mergers, and further shrinkage is expected in the coming year.
    • Economic growth in 2006 is expected to slow because of to export shrinkage in the field of heavy production.
    • What happened to the market, and the reasons for its dramatic shrinkage, are complex, and the advent of television is only one of them, albeit a major one.
    • None of those shrinkages includes the work that I do, but one of the programmes in which I teach is still being reviewed.