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diminish

[dɪ'mɪnɪʃ] брит. / амер.

гл.

    1. убывать, уменьшаться

    2. уменьшать

  1. умалять, преуменьшать (значение чего-л.)

  2. муз. делать тише, постепенно уменьшать звук; сыграть диминуэндо

  3. стр. сходить на конус, сводить на конус

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The drow’s long, thick white hair blew in the late afternoon breeze, his cloak flapped out behind him, and even the dull light remaining could do little to diminish the shine of his silvery-white mithral-lined shirt.
Вечерний ветерок развевал его густые белые волосы, плащ колыхался вокруг ног, и даже скудный угасающий свет не мог скрыть сияния серебристой мифриловой рубашки, испещренной защитными полосками.
Salvatore, Robert / The Orc KingСальваторе, Роберт / Король орков
Король орков
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2008 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© И. Савельева, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Фантастика", 2008
The Orc King
Salvatore, Robert
© 2008 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
But what can one earn by teaching the children of Russian merchants at ten copecks a lesson, especially with an invalid mother to keep? Even her death did not much diminish the hardships of the young man's struggle for existence.
Но много ли подучишь от русского купца за уроки по гривеннику, да еще с болезненною без ног матерью, которая, наконец, и своею смертью в отдаленной губернии совсем почти не облегчила его?
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
It turns out that the errors diminish but do not exactly offset.
Оказывается, погрешности сглаживаются, но не полностью.
Brealey, Richard,Myers, Stewart / Principles of Corporate FinanceБрейли, Ричард,Майерс, Стюарт / Принципы корпоративных финансов
Принципы корпоративных финансов
Брейли, Ричард,Майерс, Стюарт
© 2003, 2000, 1996, 1991, 1988, 1984, 1981 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
© ЗАО «Олимп-Бизнес», перевод на рус. яз., оформление, 2004
Principles of Corporate Finance
Brealey, Richard,Myers, Stewart
© The McGraw−Hill Companies, 2003
Their songs didn't diminish his weariness, but they revived his spirit to some extent.
Их песни не уменьшили его усталости, но хоть немного подняли настроение.
King, Stephen / The Dark tower 7: The Dark TowerКинг, Стивен / Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2004
© Перевод. В.А.Вебер, 2005
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
The Dark tower 7: The Dark Tower
King, Stephen
© 2004 by Stephen King
Besides this, linear accelerator efficiency increases, as well as accelerating structure radiation background reduces, which diminish the mass of local radiation protection, if accelerator is installed in working premises.
Кроме того, возрастает коэффициент полезного действия линейного ускорителя, а также снижается радиационный фон от ускоряющей структуры, что уменьшает массу локальной радиационной защиты при установке ускорителя в рабочих помещениях.
«I cannot see the evil of this,» said the Douglas: «the ruffians will destroy each other, and the deer of the Highlands will increase as the men diminish.
— Не вижу, чем это плохо, — сказал Дуглас. — Разбойники примутся уничтожать друг друга, и чем меньше останется в Горной Стране людей, тем больше в ней разведется оленей.
Scott, Walter / The Fair Maid of PerthСкотт, Вальтер / Пертская красавица
Пертская красавица
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
The Fair Maid of Perth
Scott, Walter
© The University Court of the University of Edinburgh 1999
It did not diminish from, but rather added to the interest of a situation so unexpected, that Roland himself did not perfectly understand wherein he stood committed by the state secrets, in which he had unwittingly become participator.
Но, несмотря на эту неясность, Роланд отнюдь не сожалел о таком обороте дел, хотя и настолько неожиданном, что он еще не мог даже сообразить, в какое он попал положение, неумышленно став причастным к тайнам государственной важности.
Scott, Walter / The AbbotСкотт, Вальтер / Аббат
Аббат
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
The Abbot
Scott, Walter
© The University Court of the University of Edinburgh 2000
She had begun to think, in the past months, that their separation must eventually diminish her heart-hunger for him, but seeing him live and intense before her made it ravenous.
В последние месяцы она начала надеяться, что разлука постепенно излечит боль сердца, но, увидев его воочию, живого и сильного, она почувствовала, как безмерно истосковалась.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / Shards of HonourБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Осколки чести
Осколки чести
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© 1986 by Lois McMaster Bujold
© перевод Т.Л. Черезовой, 1995
Shards of Honour
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© 1986 by Lois McMaster Bujold
The role given to nuclear weapons in security doctrines and policies has yet to diminish.
Необходимо сокращать опору на ядерное оружие в доктринах и политике в области безопасности.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Despite advances in the treatment and control of HIV infection in children, pain may still complicate medical management and diminish quality of life for some children with advanced disease.
Несмотря на успехи в лечении ВИЧ-инфекции у детей, на поздних стадиях болезни болевой синдром может вызывать осложнения и ухудшать качество жизни.
© World Health Organization
Also recognizes that there is a genuine need to diminish the role of nuclear weapons in security policies to minimize the risk that these weapons will ever be used and to facilitate the process of their total elimination;
признает также, что существует подлинная необходимость уменьшить роль ядерного оружия в политике обеспечения безопасности в целях сведения к минимуму риска того, что это оружие когда-либо будет применено, и содействия процессу его полной ликвидации;
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Currently its eccentricity is on the wane; it will diminish for another 24 millenniums to 0.003, and will then reverse the process for 40 millenniums.
В настоящее время её эксцентриситет находится в периоде убывания; он будет уменьшаться ещё 24 тысячелетия — до 0,003, затем станет увеличиваться в течение 40 тысячелетий.
Перельман, Яков / Занимательная астрономияPerelman, Yakov / Astronomy for Entertainment
Astronomy for Entertainment
Perelman, Yakov
Занимательная астрономия
Перельман, Яков
"Why," began the elder, "all these sentences to exile with hard labour, and formerly with flogging also, reform no one, and what's more, deter hardly a single criminal, and the number of crimes does not diminish but is continually on the increase.
-- Это вот как, -- начал старец. -- Все эти ссылки в работы, а прежде с битьем, никого не исправляют, а главное почти никакого преступника и не устрашают, и число преступлений не только не уменьшается, а чем далее, тем более нарастает.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Large soft-goods factories have carpenters' and mechanics' shops, which diminish the cost of repairs, and prevent delays from accidents to the plant.
Крупные текстильные фабрики имеют собственные столярные и механические цеха, которые сокращают затраты на ремонт и предотвращают простои из-за перебоев в работе оборудования1.
Marshall, Alfred / Principles of EconomicsМаршалл, Альфред / Принципы экономической науки
Принципы экономической науки
Маршалл, Альфред
© "Прогресс", 1993
Principles of Economics
Marshall, Alfred
© 2006 Cosimo, Inc.
As the problem image becomes progressively smaller and more distant you begin to further diminish its intensity by slutting the submodality qualities that you explored in the previous step.
Когда проблемный образ становится все меньше и отодвигается все дальше, вы продолжаете уменьшать его интенсивность, сдвигая субмодальности, которые вы исследовали в предыдущем шаге.
Dilts, Robert / Strategies of Genius. Volume 3. Sigmund Freud, Leonardo da Vinci, Nicola TeslaДилтс, Роберт / Стратегии гениев. Том 3. Зигмунд Фрейд, Леонардо да Винчи, Никола Тесла
Стратегии гениев. Том 3. Зигмунд Фрейд, Леонардо да Винчи, Никола Тесла
Дилтс, Роберт
© 1995 Robert B. Dilts
© 1995 Meta Publications
© 1998 Независимая фирма “Класс”, издание, оформление
© 1998 Е.Н. Дружинина, перевод на русский язык
Strategies of Genius. Volume 3. Sigmund Freud, Leonardo da Vinci, Nicola Tesla
Dilts, Robert
© Copyright 1995 by Meta Publications

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dɪ'mɪnɪʃVerbубывать; уменьшатьсяExamples

The rain diminished to drizzle. — Дождь уже не шёл, а мелко моросил.

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Collocations

diminish in bulk
сокращаться в объеме
diminish pressure
уменьшать давление
diminish suspicions
рассеивать подозрения
diminish pipe
переходная труба
diminish socket
редукционная муфта
diminish by factor of N
уменьшать в N раз
diminished arch
плоская арка
diminished capacity
уменьшенная, ограниченная дееспособность
diminished column
колонна переменного сечения
diminished column
колонна с энтазисом
diminished column
сужающаяся кверху колонна
diminished density
уменьшенная плотность тканей
diminished function
гипофункция органа
diminished function
пониженная функция
diminished hearing
понижение слуха

Word forms

diminish

verb
Basic forms
Pastdiminished
Imperativediminish
Present Participle (Participle I)diminishing
Past Participle (Participle II)diminished
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I diminishwe diminish
you diminishyou diminish
he/she/it diminishesthey diminish
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am diminishingwe are diminishing
you are diminishingyou are diminishing
he/she/it is diminishingthey are diminishing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have diminishedwe have diminished
you have diminishedyou have diminished
he/she/it has diminishedthey have diminished
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been diminishingwe have been diminishing
you have been diminishingyou have been diminishing
he/she/it has been diminishingthey have been diminishing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I diminishedwe diminished
you diminishedyou diminished
he/she/it diminishedthey diminished
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was diminishingwe were diminishing
you were diminishingyou were diminishing
he/she/it was diminishingthey were diminishing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had diminishedwe had diminished
you had diminishedyou had diminished
he/she/it had diminishedthey had diminished
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been diminishingwe had been diminishing
you had been diminishingyou had been diminishing
he/she/it had been diminishingthey had been diminishing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will diminishwe shall/will diminish
you will diminishyou will diminish
he/she/it will diminishthey will diminish
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be diminishingwe shall/will be diminishing
you will be diminishingyou will be diminishing
he/she/it will be diminishingthey will be diminishing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have diminishedwe shall/will have diminished
you will have diminishedyou will have diminished
he/she/it will have diminishedthey will have diminished
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been diminishingwe shall/will have been diminishing
you will have been diminishingyou will have been diminishing
he/she/it will have been diminishingthey will have been diminishing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would diminishwe should/would diminish
you would diminishyou would diminish
he/she/it would diminishthey would diminish
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be diminishingwe should/would be diminishing
you would be diminishingyou would be diminishing
he/she/it would be diminishingthey would be diminishing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have diminishedwe should/would have diminished
you would have diminishedyou would have diminished
he/she/it would have diminishedthey would have diminished
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been diminishingwe should/would have been diminishing
you would have been diminishingyou would have been diminishing
he/she/it would have been diminishingthey would have been diminishing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am diminishedwe are diminished
you are diminishedyou are diminished
he/she/it is diminishedthey are diminished
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being diminishedwe are being diminished
you are being diminishedyou are being diminished
he/she/it is being diminishedthey are being diminished
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been diminishedwe have been diminished
you have been diminishedyou have been diminished
he/she/it has been diminishedthey have been diminished
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was diminishedwe were diminished
you were diminishedyou were diminished
he/she/it was diminishedthey were diminished
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being diminishedwe were being diminished
you were being diminishedyou were being diminished
he/she/it was being diminishedthey were being diminished
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been diminishedwe had been diminished
you had been diminishedyou had been diminished
he/she/it had been diminishedthey had been diminished
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be diminishedwe shall/will be diminished
you will be diminishedyou will be diminished
he/she/it will be diminishedthey will be diminished
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been diminishedwe shall/will have been diminished
you will have been diminishedyou will have been diminished
he/she/it will have been diminishedthey will have been diminished