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stunt 1

tr.v. stunt·ed, stunt·ing, stunts
To check the growth or development of.
1. One that stunts.
2. One that is stunted.
3. A plant disease that causes dwarfing.

[From Middle English stunnt, foolish, short-witted, short (influenced by Old Norse stuttr, short, dwarfish), from Old English stunt.]

stunt′ed·ness n.

stunt 2

1. A feat displaying unusual strength, skill, or daring.
2. Something done to attract attention or publicity.
intr.v. stunt·ed, stunt·ing, stunts
To perform stunts or a stunt.

[Origin unknown.]
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Noun1.stunting - the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraftstunting - the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
tailspin, spin - rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
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where [t.sub.ij] is the year of measurement of stunting, centered on the year 2010; [G.sub.ij] is log(GDPpc[20.sub.ij]); [P.sub.ij] is mean centered log ([price.sub.ij]); R is a column vector of 11 indicator variables for GBD regions (as a contextual variable) (IHME 2015), and B is the corresponding row vector of fixed parameters for each region.
Stunting does not relate only to the health sector and is rather a crosscutting multi-sector problem similar to gender inequality, low levels of FDI and declining exports.
This is the fact that nearly 4 million Filipino children aged 0-5 years, or one in every three, are already impaired for life due to biological stunting traced to hunger and lack of proper nutrition.
The defense can take it a step farther by stunting both LBs and covering the most dangerous back with the free safety and having the blitz pick up the lesser threat.
But new work at the Agriculture Department's Plant Stress Laboratory in Beltsville, Md., indicates that unlike drought-related stunting, the stunting from root-restricting small pots is not caused by decreased photosynthesis.
Just a day before these figures were revealed in a report by the Punjab Planning and Development Board, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced his grand social welfare and poverty alleviation programme, while mentioning that the prevalence of malnutrition and stunting among children was one of the biggest challenges facing the country.
When questioned what is stunting, Dr Saeed Akhtar informed, stunting means you are too short for your age however well nurtured kids are more likely to stay longer in schools, earn higher wages and capable of escaping poverty at adult stage.
ISLAMABAD -- India holds almost a third of the world's burden for stunting with 46.6 million stunted children, the Global Nutrition Report 2018 said.
PESHAWAR -- With stunting one of the major challenges facing the country with over half the children in the country suffering from it the reduction in the stunting ratio across Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has prompted the planning department to urge relevant departments to include schemes to further improve the situation.
The children were all suffering from a condition called stunting,' Robredo said in her speech at the 3rd Annual SEC-PSE Corporate Governance Forum.