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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Protract(0.01165 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Protract.
English → English (WordNet)
v : lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; “We prolonged
our stay”; “She extended her visit by another day”; “The
meeting was drawn out until midnight” [syn: prolong, extend,
English → English (gcide)
Protract \Pro*tract"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Protracted; p. pr.
vb. n. Protracting.] [L. protractus, p. p. of protrahere to
forth, protract; pro forward + trahere to draw. See
1. To draw out or lengthen in time or (rarely) in space; to
continue; to prolong; as, to protract an argument; to
protract a war.
2. To put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer; as, to
protract a decision or duty. --Shak.
3. (Surv.) To draw to a scale; to lay down the lines and
angles of, with scale and protractor; to plot.
4. (Zo["o]l.) To extend; to protrude; as, the cat can
protract its claws; -- opposed to retract.
Protract \Pro*tract"\, n. [L. protractus.]
Tedious continuance or delay. [Obs.] --Spenser.