retainer

a cast-iron or magnesium drillable tool consisting of a packing assembly and a back-pressure valve. it is used to close off the annular space between tubing or drill pipe and casing to allow the placement of cement or fluid through the tubing or drill pipe at any predetermined point behind the casing or liner, around the shoe, or into the open hole around the shoe. ...

Retainer

(n) A retainer is the hiring of future service of a person rendering such services to the public by fixing his compensations for the services to be rendered either by assignment basis or by time period basis
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retainer

(re-ta´nәr) an appliance or device that keeps a tooth or partial denture in proper position. matrix retainer a mechanical device that clamps the ends of a matrix band and tightens it around a tooth. Tofflemire retainer a type of matrix retainer.
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retainer

[n] - a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone 2. [n] - a dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment
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Retainer

• (n.) The act of keeping dependents, or the state of being in dependence. • (n.) The act of a client by which he engages a lawyer or counselor to manage his cause. • (n.) The act of withholding what one has in his hands by virtue of some right. • (n.) Hence, a servant, not a domestic, but occasionally attending and wearing his ...
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retainer

<dentistry> A gadget that the orthodontist gives you to wear after the orthodntist removes your braces. The retainer attaches to your upper teeth and holds them in the correct position. You wear the retainer at night to make sure that none of your teeth move while your jaw hardens and your teeth get strongly attached to your jaw. ... (08 Jan ...
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retainer

noun a dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment
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Retainer

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Retainer

[orthodontics] Orthodontic retainers are custom-made devices, usually made of wires or clear plastic, that hold teeth in position after surgery or any method of realigning teeth. They are most often used before or after dental braces to keep teeth in position while assisting the adjustment of the surrounding gums to changes in the bone. Mos...
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Retainer

Re·tain'er noun 1. One who, or that which, retains. 2. One who is retained or kept in service; an attendant; an adherent; a hanger-on. 3. Hence, a servant, not a domestic, but occasionally attending and wearing his master's livery. Cowell. 4. (Law) ...
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retainer

a removable appliance used to maintain teeth in a given position (usually worn at night).
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Retainer

A device used for maintaining the position of teeth in the jaw in orthodontictreatment.
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Retainer

A fee paid in advance to a lawyer to secure the lawyer's services. It acts as a down payment, ensuring that the lawyer won't get stiffed and that the client will be represented. If the amount is significant, some states require the lawyer and client to sign an agreement.
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Retainer

A fee paid in advance to someone, such as a lawyer, to engage their services as and when they are required
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Retainer

A fixed or removable appliance worn after the braces are removed. A removable retainer attaches to your upper and/or lower teeth and holds them in their finished positions.
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Retainer

A human who serves a vampiric master.
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retainer

a person working in the service of another
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retainer

a person working in the service of another
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Retainer

a removable appliance used to maintain teeth in a given position (usually worn at night).
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Retainer

A removable dental appliance, usually used in orthodontics, that maintains space between teeth or holds teeth in a fixed position until the bone solidifies around them.
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Retainer

A removable dental appliance, usually used in orthodontics, that maintains space between teeth or ho
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Retainer

A sum of money paid in order to ensure a person or company is available when required.
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retainer

Act of a client in hiring an attorney. Also denotes fee client pays when retaining attorney.
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Retainer

Act of the client in employing the attorney or counsel; also denotes the fee which the client pays when he/she retains the attorney.
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Retainer

Appliance to stabilize teeth following orthodontic
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