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Overview of noun inflation

The noun inflation has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) inflation, rising prices

(a general and progressive increase in prices; "in inflation everything gets more valuable except money")

2. inflation

((cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang)

3. ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness, inflation

(lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity)

4. inflation

(the act of filling something with air) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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