reduction of demand

  • 1 Demand destruction — is an economic term used to describe a permanent downward shift in the demand curve in the direction of lower demand of a commodity such as energy products, induced by a prolonged period of high prices or constrained supply. In the context of the …

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  • 2 reduction — /rɪ dʌkʃən/ noun an act of making something smaller or less ● Reduction in demand has led to the cancellation of several new projects. ● The company was forced to make reductions in its advertising budget. ● Price reductions have had no effect on …

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  • 3 reduction — /rɪ dʌkʃən/ noun making something smaller or less ● Reduction in demand has led to the cancellation of several new projects. ● The company was forced to make job reductions. ● The company was forced to make reductions in its advertising budget. ● …

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  • 4 Demand reduction — refers to efforts aimed at reducing public desire for illegal and illicit drugs. This drug policy is in contrast to the reduction of drug supply, but the two policies are often implemented together. Some discussions of demand reduction make a… …

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  • 5 Demand sensing — is a next generation forecasting method that leverages new mathematical techniques and near real time information to create an accurate forecast of demand, based on the current realities of the supply chain. The typical performance of demand… …

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  • 6 Reduction (philosophy) — Reduction is the process by which one object, property, concept, theory, etc., is shown to be explicable in terms of another, higher level, concept, object, property, etc. For example, we say that chemical properties such as the boiling point of… …

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  • 7 Demand response programs —   Demand response programs are incentive based programs that encourage electric power customers to temporarily reduce their demand for power at certain times in exchange for a reduction in their electricity bills. Some demand response programs… …

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  • 8 Demand response — This article is about the electrical concept. For the transport concept, see Demand responsive transport. A clothes dryer using a demand response switch to reduce peak demand In electricity grids, demand response (DR) is similar to dynamic demand …

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  • 9 demand — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 firm request ADJECTIVE ▪ legitimate, realistic, reasonable ▪ I think your demand for a higher salary is perfectly reasonable. ▪ outrageous, unrealistic …

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  • 10 reduction — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, great, large, major, marked, significant, substantial ▪ The changes may result in a greater reduction in employee numbers than we had previously …

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  • 11 Voltage reduction — In a simple resistive circuit, a reduction in the voltage across the resistance will result in a reduction in the power dissipated by the circuit.Electric UtilitiesElectric utilities have discovered that this basic principle can save utility… …

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  • 12 Harm reduction — is a philosophy of public health, intended to be a progressive alternative to the prohibition of certain potentially dangerous lifestyle choices in society. The central idea of harm reduction is the recognition that some people always have and… …

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  • 13 Induced demand — is the phenomenon that after supply increases, more of a good is consumed. This is entirely consistent with the economic theory of supply and demand; however, this idea has become important in the debate over the expansion of transportation… …

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  • 14 Supply and demand — For other uses, see Supply and demand (disambiguation). The price P of a product is determined by a balance between production at each price (supply S) and the desires of those with purchasing power at each price (demand D). The diagram shows a… …

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  • 15 Effective demand — In economics, effective demand in a market is the demand for a product or service which occurs when purchasers are constrained in a different market. It contrasts with notional demand, which is the demand that occurs when purchasers are not… …

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  • 16 Chemical oxygen demand — In environmental chemistry, the chemical oxygen demand (COD) test is commonly used to indirectly measure the amount of organic compounds in water. Most applications of COD determine the amount of organic pollutants found in surface water (e.g.… …

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  • 17 Actual peak reduction —   The actual reduction in annual peak load (measured in kilowatts) achieved by customers that participate in a utility demand side management (DSM) program. It reflects the changes in the demand for electricity resulting from a utility DSM… …

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  • 18 Immigration reduction — refers to movements that advocate a reduction in the amount of immigration allowed into their country. This can include a reduction in the numbers of legal immigrants, advocating stronger action be taken to prevent illegal entry and illegal… …

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  • 19 Market reduction approach — In 1796, the London magistrate Patrick Colquhoun[1] observed that It rarely happens that thieves go upon the highway, or commit burglaries, until the money they have previously acquired is exhausted, and that ...without a safe and ready market he …

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  • 20 Enlighten Harm Reduction — is an organisation based in Melbourne, Victoria, dedicated to informing drug users of what different chemicals are in their drugs by using various tests. Prior to receiving heavy amounts of legal and political attention, Enlighten were present at …

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