obsolescent


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ob·so·les·cent

 (ŏb′sə-lĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete.
2. Biology Becoming reduced during the course of evolution; vestigial or nearly vestigial. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.

[Latin obsolēscēns, obsolēscent-, present participle of obsolēscere, to fall into disuse : ob-, away; see ob- + solēre, to be accustomed to.]

ob′so·les′cence n.
ob′so·les′cent·ly adv.

obsolescent

(ˌɒbsəˈlɛsənt)
adj
becoming obsolete or out of date
[C18: from Latin obsolescere; see obsolete]
ˌobsoˈlescence n
ˌobsoˈlescently adv

ob•so•les•cent

(ˌɒb səˈlɛs ənt)

adj.
becoming obsolete; passing out of use, as a word.
[1745–55; < Latin obsolēscere to fall into disuse. See obsolete, -escent]
ob`so•les′cence, n.
ob`so•les′cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obsolescent - becoming obsolete
noncurrent - not current or belonging to the present time

obsolescent

adjective outdated, passé, old-fashioned, declining, waning, out of date, dying out, unfashionable, antiquated, on the way out, outmoded, on the wane, on the decline, becoming obsolete, behind the times, out of style, past its prime, démodé (French), out of the ark (informal), not with it (informal) outmoded, obsolescent equipment
Translations
forældet
elavulófélben levõ
sem er úreltur
nykimasnykstantis
novecojis
zastarávajúci

obsolescent

[ˌɒbsəˈlesnt] ADJque está cayendo en desuso
to be obsolescentestar cayendo en desuso

obsolescent

[ˌɒbsəˈlɛsənt] adj [equipment, machine] → obsolescent(e), obsolète

obsolescent

adjallmählich außer Gebrauch kommend; to be obsolescentanfangen zu veralten; (machine, process etc) → technisch (fast) überholt sein

obsolescent

[ˌɒbsəˈlɛsnt] adjobsolescente

obsolescent

(obsəˈlesnt) adjective
going out of use. obsolescent slang.
ˌobsoˈlescence noun
References in classic literature ?
Let the dictionary (for example) mark a good word as "obsolete" or "obsolescent" and few men thereafter venture to use it, whatever their need of it and however desirable its restoration to favor -- whereby the process of improverishment is accelerated and speech decays.
The pace of technological and social change around the world means more and more buildings are becoming obsolescent as consumer need and demand shift.
The process was obsolescent. At best the plant could barely keep its head above water.
A review of Iran's weapons shows that many of them are "obsolete, obsolescent, or of relatively low quality," according to a 2018 report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Working to mitigate obsolescence challenges by creating local fabrication shops, leveraging eBay for obsolescent parts and upgrading older technologies.
DOWN: 1 Poacher 2 Repairer 3 Fang 4 Archives 5 Cell 6 Users 8 Obsolescent 13 Dominate 14 Rainy day 15 Bestial 18 Gripe 20 Vets 21 Coco.
description of the procurement: The implementation of private radio links (fhp) will allow: - meet the new support needs of new electrical protection applications - renew the obsolescent rte radio links, - respond to the european harmonization of the 1.5 ghz band l for operators, - transport all application flows under ip of the inuit unified architecture these wireless links cover distances between points of several kilometers (5 to 50 km - on average 20 km), Giving priority to protection applications with a latency of less than 10 ms, And moreover, A data rate under ip of at least a few tens of megabits per second (about 30 to 50 mbps).
If the nation-state becomes obsolescent over time, it may be replaced by another political configuration, which may be regional states or small groupings, becoming so because of increasing economic transactions among them.
In Great Britain, Thorsager did most of his flying in Hurricanes and Spitfires, a significant step up from the obsolescent Gladiators he had flown before the war.
Among the topics are medieval wills and the rise of written monolingual English, radical word order change by substratal causation: English versus German, late medieval dialectal and obsolescent spellings in the 16th-century editions of the Kalender of Shepherdes, and the status of may in Middle English medical writing: evidence from Middle English Medical Texts and the M[sz]laga Corpus of Late Middle English Scientific Prose.
Uklariski's revival of this obsolescent process points to a nostalgia for the aggressive "breakthrough" days when photography actually was avant-garde.