Inflation (disambiguation) Look up inflation
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most commonly refers to a rise in the general price level over a period of time (also known as price inflation
Inflation may also refer to:
- Credential inflation, the devaluing of academic credentials and increase in academic requirements, due to the increase over time of the average level of education
- Grade inflation, the increase over time of academic grades, faster than any real increase in standards
, the expansion of space in the early universe at a very high rate; the inflationary epoch lasted from 10−36
seconds after the Big Bang to sometime between 10−33
The act of inflating an inflatable
, anything designed to be expanded with air or gas (such as a balloon)
Mathematics and computation
- The action of INFLATE, the algorithm that reverses DEFLATE compression
- The inflation map in group cohomology (mathematics)
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