Definition of shrinkage
- inventory shrinkage
The shrinkage in contributions is significant.
a shrinkage of 10 percent
the shrinkage of the polar ice caps
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: the amount by which something becomes smaller or less
: the act or process of becoming smaller in amount, size, or value
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