n.1.Reduction from a better to a worse state; as, disimprovement of the earth; specific features which are worse than former features; disimprovements in the new Windows operating system.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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23 people voted on the improvement or the disimprovement of the results.
9 shows example of disimprovement. The proposed keyframe of shot 242 does not express the specific situation of the shot because only one person's close-up frame is selected.
54% of the initial keyframes were replaced, and 42% of the replaced keyframes have shown improvement, 15% have shown disimprovement, and 42% have shown similar quality.
In our experiment, the proposed algorithm replaces 22% of keyframes for about 1 hour of drama with 49% improvement and 20% disimprovement. The execution time is about 1.24 minutes, which is 44.5% reduction.
There was a significant disimprovement in mean HDL cholesterol (p = 0.02) and no significant change in mean triglycerides (p = 0.54).
In each case, positive scores represent improvement and negative scores represent disimprovement.
Unique in my memory, though, for an Alden production (whichever brother you choose), it didn't hurt matters, either--but then A Quiet Place doesn't offer much room for disimprovement.
He said: "The sector showed a further disimprovement in October, with fall-outs from September 11 exacerbating the effects of the international slowdown.
Yet beyond despising Lesser for giving him help hardly disinterested, Willie shapes a moral program of disimprovement calculated to reveal, more than meliorate, the distorting effects of racism.
When I say they grow up, you're thinking I mean they abandon their principles, lose all sense of the ridiculous, settle for compromise and happily agree to make five disimprovements to the edit because that's what the client wanted.