retardation

  1. a decrease in speed
  2. lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
  3. the act of slowing down or falling behind

Retardation

The delaying of the initial setting time of concrete to allow more time to work.

Retardation

The amount of time by which corresponding tidal phases grow later day by day (about 50 minutes).
Found on http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/swces/products/glossary.htm

retardation

[n] - the extent to which something is delayed or held back 2. [n] - lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=retardation

Retardation

This is the time difference between Moon rise one day, and Moon rise the following day.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20448

Retardation

Slowing down of mental and physical activity as often observed in depression
Found on http://www.dwp.gov.uk/medical/med_conditions/glossary.html

Retardation

Backwardness.
Found on http://www.gadsbywicks.co.uk/uploaded/3822.pdf

Retardation

Re`tar·da'tion noun [ Latin retardatio : confer French retardation .] 1. The act of retarding; hindrance; the act of delaying; as, the retardation of the motion of a ship; -- opposed to acceleration . « The retardations of our fluent motion.»
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/66

retardation

Delay, hindrance, delayed development. ... Origin: L. Retardare = to slow down, impede ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

retardation

mental retardation noun lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=retardation

retardation

(re″tahr-da´shәn) delay; hindrance; delayed development. fetal growth retardation , intrauterine growth retardationIUGR birth weight below the tenth percentile for gestational age for infants in a given population; classified as symmetric or proportionate (bot...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

Retardation

• (n.) The act of retarding; hindrance; the act of delaying; as, the retardation of the motion of a ship; -- opposed to acceleration. • (n.) The extent to which anything is retarded; the amount of retarding or delay. • (n.) The keeping back of an approaching consonant chord by prolonging one or more tones of a previous chord into the...
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retardation

(L. retardare to slow down, impede) delay; hindrance; delayed development.
Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio77.html

retardation

retardation: see mental retardation.
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0918109.html

Retardation

In music retardation is the keeping back of an approaching consonant chord by prolonging one or more tones of a previous chord into the intermediate chord which follows. It differs from suspension by resolving upwards instead of downwards.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/VR.HTM

retardation

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-tahr-dā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The slowing or limitation of development.
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=77771
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