Definisi 'decay'
English to English
noun
1 the process of gradually becoming inferior
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2 a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
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3 the organic phenomenon of rotting
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4 an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying
Example:
• the corpse was in an advanced state of decay
• the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair
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5 the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
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6 Gradual failure of health, strength, soundness, prosperity, or of any species of excellence or perfection; tendency toward dissolution or extinction; corruption; rottenness; decline; deterioration; as, the decay of the body; the decay of virtue; the decay of the Roman empire; a castle in decay.
source: webster1913
verb
7 lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
Example:
• the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process
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8 fall into decay or ruin
Example:
• The unoccupied house started to decay
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9 undergo decay or decomposition
Example:
• The body started to decay and needed to be cremated
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10 To pass gradually from a sound, prosperous, or perfect state, to one of imperfection, adversity, or dissolution; to waste away; to decline; to fail; to become weak, corrupt, or disintegrated; to rot; to perish; as, a tree decays; fortunes decay; hopes decay.
source: webster1913
11 To cause to decay; to impair.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
crumble, dilapidate, decompose, molder, moulder, natural philosophy, physics, organic phenomenon, decrease, decrement, action, activity, nuclear reaction, unsoundness, change, change integrity, caries, cavity, dental caries,

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