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decay gnić, psuć się
decay gnicie, psucie się
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NOUN (5)

1. the process of gradually becoming inferior;

2. a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current;
[syn: decay, decline]

3. the organic phenomenon of rotting;
[syn: decay, decomposition]

4. an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying;
- Example: "the corpse was in an advanced state of decay"
- Example: "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair"

5. the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation;
[syn: decay, radioactive decay, disintegration]

VERB (3)

1. lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current;
- Example: "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"
[syn: disintegrate, decay, decompose]

2. fall into decay or ruin;
- Example: "The unoccupied house started to decay"
[syn: decay, crumble, dilapidate]

3. undergo decay or decomposition;
- Example: "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"