how to pronounce deflate

dɪflɛɪt

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meanings of deflate

verb:

  1. To cause an object to decrease or become smaller in some parameter, e.g. to shrink.
  2. To remove air or some other gas from within an elastic container, e.g. a balloon or tyre.
  3. To compress (data) according to a particular algorithm.
  4. To let down or disappoint.
  5. To become deflated.
  6. To reduce the amount of available currency or credit and thus lower prices.

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