After examining the various dials and switches on Quinn's machines, I had a fairly clear idea of each; I could turn it on and increase and decrease the settings.
In one book she found a list of things that could decrease fertility.
On the Sonnblick, Conrad (22) found a± increase appreciably as temperature rose up to 4° or 5° C.; but at higher temperatures a decrease set in.
The decrease is most marked as saturation approaches.
At Karasjok, Simpson found a slight decrease in I_ as relative humidity increased, but no certain change in I +.
Calvados the former was 904,000, as against 857,000 in the Cantal latter year, the diminution being acconipanied by Charente a decrease in the annual number of deaths.
Decrease largely due to Spanish-American War (1898), (1898),
This decrease was due to the liquidation of a number of large and small banks, amongst others the Bank of Genoa, the General Bank, and the Societ di Credito Mobiliare Italiano of Rome, and the Genoa Discount Bankestablishments which alone represented f4,84o,000 of paid-up capital.
To the decline in prices of home-grown cereals the decrease in area is largely attributable.
An increase in live cattle accompanied a decrease in live sheep and pigs, but the imports of dead meat expanded fifteen-fold over the period.
The decrease in the demand for labour is attributable chiefly to the reduction of the cultivated area and the laying down to pasture of land once under the plough, and to the increasing use of agricultural machinery.
1900) 102,416, a gradual decrease since the census years of 1895 and 1879; area, 2970 sq.
In the 1930s, the resulting decrease in birthrates brought about by the economic malaise of the Great Depression led social commentators to predict an end to the human race, fed by a decrease in procreation.
Second, will the pace of advance increase or decrease in the future?
So when people have excess goods, they are able to trade those goods away for things they want and suffer less of a decrease in utility than the amount they are increasing in their trading partners.
I am a big believer in the potential of genetically modified (GM) plants not only to end hunger but to dramatically improve the environment, decrease health care costs, lower the cost of food, expand where we can grow food, raise its quality, and make it taste better.
The result was disastrous; collectivism, combined with bad weather conditions, resulted in a dramatic decrease in output.
Second, in the past, technological improvements did not decrease human beings' propensity to wage war; they only made people better at killing.
Strange as may be the historical account of how some king or emperor, having quarreled with another, collects an army, fights his enemy's army, gains a victory by killing three, five, or ten thousand men, and subjugates a kingdom and an entire nation of several millions, all the facts of history (as far as we know it) confirm the truth of the statement that the greater or lesser success of one army against another is the cause, or at least an essential indication, of an increase or decrease in the strength of the nation--even though it is unintelligible why the defeat of an army--a hundredth part of a nation--should oblige that whole nation to submit.
The chief cause of the wastage of Napoleon's army was the rapidity of its movement, and a convincing proof of this is the corresponding decrease of the Russian army.