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Decay

Definition

[n] the organic phenomenon of rotting
[n] a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
[n] the process of gradually becoming inferior
[n] the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
[n] an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying; "the corpse was in an advanced state of decay"; "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair"
[v] undergo decay or decomposition
[v] fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
[v] lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; as of particles in nuclear fission


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