degraded degraded  /dɪ ˈɡreɪ dəd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) unrestrained by convention or morality
  2. (adj) lowered in value

Usage(s):

  1. As Paula and an activist band of other wives see it, the meninas have invaded and degraded their town.
  2. Those characteristics can indicate heavy, degraded oil, maybe crude oil or possibly an intermediate fuel oil.

News

  1. Mala Ramp faces 2-month closure

    WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) State and Maui county officials say West Maui's only boat launch ramp will have to be closed two months for repairs. The Maui News reports the concrete ramp and two loading docks have degraded and replacement will cost $892,000.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KPUA AM 670 Hilo

  2. West Maui boat ramp faces 2-month closure

    WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - State and Maui county officials say West Maui's only boat launch ramp will have to be closed two months for repairs. The Maui News ( http://bit.ly/15HlnHP ) reports the concrete ramp and two loading docks have degraded and replacement will cost $892,000.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: KFVE Honolulu

  3. Mala ramp must be closed for two months, replaced

    The Mala ramp, West Maui's only boat launch ramp facility, has become so degraded that the concrete ramp and two loading docks need to be replaced, an $892,000 project that will require a 60-day closure.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Maui News

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