retraction

  1. a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
  2. the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back

Retraction

A retraction is a public statement made about an earlier statement that withdraws, cancels, refutes, diametrically reverses the original statement or ceases and desists from publishing the original statement. The retraction may be initiated by the editors of a journal, or by the author(s) of the papers (or their institution). Retractions may or ma...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retraction

retraction

(L. retrahere to draw back) 1. the act of drawing back; the condition of being drawn back. 2. distal movement of teeth, usually accomplished with an orthodontic appliance.
Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio77.html

Retraction

(n) Retraction is the action by which an earlier action is reversed so as to restore the original position. For example withdrawing a legal proceedings, withdrawing by correcting an earlier statement, withdrawing a claim already forwarded.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213

retraction

(re-trak´shәn) the act of drawing back, or condition of being drawn back. clot retraction the drawing away of a blood clot from the wall of a vessel, a stage of wound healing caused by contraction of platelets; it is a function of blood platelets that can be tested to asses...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

retraction

(re-trak;shun) The movement of a body part, such as the mandible, backward on a plane parallel with the ground; the opposite of protraction.
Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml

retraction

[n] - a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion 2. [n] - the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=retraction

Retraction

• (n.) The act of retracting, or drawing back; the state of being retracted; as, the retraction of a cat`s claws. • (n.) The act of retracting or shortening; as, the retraction of a severed muscle; the retraction of a sinew. • (n.) The act of withdrawing something advanced, stated, claimed, or done; declaration of change of opinion; ...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/retraction/

retraction

abjuration noun a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=retraction

Retraction

Re·trac'tion (re*trāk'shŭn) noun [ Confer French rétraction , Latin retractio a drawing back, hesitation.] 1. The act of retracting, or drawing back; the state of being retracted; as, the retraction of a cat's claws. 2. The act of withdrawing someth...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/68

retraction

1. The act of drawing back, the condition of being drawn back. ... 2. Distal movement of teeth, usually accomplished with an orthodontic appliance. ... Origin: L. Retrahere = to draw back ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

RETRACTION

A Transition in which both legs are relaxed, and the skis are allowed to pass unrestricted under the body.
Found on http://snowheads.com/ski-forum/viewtopic.php?p=1814912

Retraction

A withdrawal of a previously-published story or fact.
Found on http://www.journalism.co.uk/terms-definitions-dictionary-terminology-words/

Retraction

A writing in prose or verse in which the author 'takes back' an earlier statement or piece of writin
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22385

retraction

n. 1) to withdraw any legal document in a lawsuit or other legal proceeding, or withdraw a promise or offer of contract. 2) in defamation, particularly libel, the correction of any untruth published in a newspaper or magazine or broadcast on radio or television, usually upon the demand of the person about whom the damaging false statement was made....
Found on http://dictionary.law.com/Default.xhtml?selected=1842

retraction

The movement of a single-acting cylinder characterized by fluid exiting the cylinder and the rod moving into the cylinder housing. In a double-acting cylinder, retraction occurs on each stroke and alternates between ends of the cylinder.
Found on http://www.toolingu.com/definition-570340-32792-flow-rate.html

Retraction

The moving of tissue to expose a part or structure of the body.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20906

Retraction

To disavow or take back. This may include: 1) withdrawing a confession or legal document in a lawsuit or other proceeding; 2) withdrawing a promise or offer of contract; or 3) correcting any untruth published or broadcast in the media, usually upon the demand of the person about whom the damaging false statement was made. A clear and complete retra...
Found on http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/retraction-term.html

retraction

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-trak′shŭn Definitions: 1. A shrinking, drawing back, or pulling apart. 2. Posterior movement of teeth, usually with the aid of an orthodontic appliance.
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=78011

retraction

Withdrawal of story or part of a story after publication, often because a mistake has been made or a legal problem has arisen.
Found on http://www.thenewsmanual.net/Resources/glossary.html
No exact match found