The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
To become worse, to become of lessor value, quality or character, to disintegrate.
Reflecting the loss in value brought due to wear and tear, disintegration, use in service, and the actions of the elements.
Loss in value due to wear and tear, disintegration, or exposure to the elements.
for produce, deterioration can be used interchangeably with spoilage, When applicable to non food products such as packaging materials, deterioration is a physical or chemical change in the material that may adversely affect the safety of the food.
Product spoilage, damage to the package, etc. This is one of the considerations in inventory carrying cost.
A permanent change in the physical properties of a plastic evidenced by impairment of these properties.
Damage caused to an item by physical, chemical or biological means
The process of gradual worsening or depreciation. Back to the Top
the degeneration of a property's condition caused by use, the environment, time, and other factors.It is a key cause of depreciation and lowering property value.If you're considering purchasing foreclosed real estate, you must consider deterioration, as many real estate owned properties have been vacant for some time before being resold and therefore may suffer from some forms of deterioration.This is one of the reasons why a thorough inspection of all repossessed homes is vital before purchasing.
Reduction of property value from usage, which is worsened when repairs and maintenance are not made.
decline in quality over a period of time due to chemical or physical action of the environment
a symptom of reduced quality or strength
When meat turns brownish red after sitting for some time, a signal that the meat has lost freshness and quality.