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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: retardation(0.01079 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to retardation.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a decrease in speed; “the deceleration of the arms race”
[syn: deceleration, slowing] [ant: acceleration]
2: the extent to which something is delayed or held back
3: any agent that retards or delays or hinders;
“flame-retardant” [syn: retardant, retardent]
4: lack of normal development of intellectual capacities [syn:
mental retardation, backwardness, slowness, subnormality]
5: the act of slowing down or falling behind [syn: slowdown,
English → English (gcide)
Retardation \Re`tar*da"tion\, n. [L. retardatio: cf. F.
1. The act of retarding; hindrance; the act of delaying; as,
the retardation of the motion of a ship; -- opposed to
The retardations of our fluent motion. --De Quinsey.
2. That which retards; an obstacle; an obstruction.
Hills, sloughs, and other terrestrial retardations.
3. (Mus.) The keeping back of an approaching consonant chord
by prolonging one or more tones of a previous chord into
the intermediate chord which follows; -- differing from
suspension by resolving upwards instead of downwards.
4. The extent to which anything is retarded; the amount of
retarding or delay.
Retardation of the tide.
(a) The lunitidal interval, or the hour angle of the moon
at the time of high tide any port; the interval
between the transit of the moon and the time of high
tide next following.
(b) The age of the tide; the retard of the tide. See under