Definitions

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  • v. To lower the rated capability of any rated equipment or material.

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  • v. lower the rated electrical capability of electrical apparatus

Etymologies

de- +‎ rate (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Well, to "derate" is to lower the electrical capacity on appliances, so I think to "cake derate" which a cake derator would do is to either lower the edibility or visual-decency capacity on cakes... right?

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  • And you bribed him to derate Una Sinclair -- an official of the incorruptable Board of Eugenics!

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  • A.M. M.derate: at 5 unmoored ship and worked out of the Cove: at 6 came to abreast the Green Island: at 9 worked out of Harbour, Government boat assisting: at 10 made all sail: at noon the Seal Rocks bore south distant 5 miles: all sail set for

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  • In France there is a proverb, "Courir comme un derate."

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  • The candidate most acceptable to the M.derate Republicans was M. Jules Ferry, but he was unpopular with the Radicals.

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  • In addition, the 12V275GL+ operates at full load with no derate at higher altitudes than competitive models.

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  • And Becky will molest them and O'Reilly will derate them.

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  • "Verb 1. derate - lower the rated electrical capability of electrical apparatus"

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  • The Aftertreatment Control Module will recognize it via very sensitive NOx sensors monitoring the required flow of DEF and, depending on the degree of imbalance, the engine will go into a power derate.

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  • New at GlobalComment: 'Ted Kennedy and the paradox of class' kindly noted over at The M.derate Voice the other day, yours truly spent most of early Wednesday AM.monitoring (and tweeting) the coverage following Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's passing.

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