Retardation

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

retardation

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

retardation

(L. retardare to slow down, impede) delay; hindrance; delayed development.
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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...
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retardation

[n] - the extent to which something is delayed or held back 2. [n] - lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
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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

mental retardation noun lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
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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.»
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Retardation

Backwardness.
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retardation

Delay, hindrance, delayed development. ... Origin: L. Retardare = to slow down, impede ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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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.
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retardation

retardation: see mental retardation.
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Retardation

Slowing down of mental and physical activity as often observed in depression
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Retardation

The amount of time by which corresponding tidal phases grow later day by day (about 50 minutes).
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Retardation

This is the time difference between Moon rise one day, and Moon rise the following day.
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retardation

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-tahr-dā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The slowing or limitation of development.
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