(geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind;
"a constant deflation of the desert landscape"
a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices
the act of letting the air out of something
Deflation and financial distress stifled growth. 通货紧缩和金融困境遏制了增长。
Consumers are always motivated by deflation. 通货紧缩往往能刺激消费者的购买欲。
The first image is the airbag inflation, the second depicts your contact with the airbag, and the third is your coming to rest in the seat and the deflation of the airbag. 第一个图片是碰撞发生前气袋膨胀，第二个图描写了人被撞击时身体接触在气袋上，第三个图片描写了碰撞过后，人躺在驾驶坐上，气袋放气。