Associations to the word «Relaxation»


RELAXATION, noun. The act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed; the opposite of stress or tension; the aim of recreation and leisure activities.
RELAXATION, noun. A diminution of tone, tension, or firmness; specifically in pathology: a looseness; a diminution of the natural and healthy tone of parts.
RELAXATION, noun. Remission or abatement of rigor.
RELAXATION, noun. Remission of attention or application.
RELAXATION, noun. Unbending; recreation; a state or occupation intended to give mental or bodily relief after effort.
RELAXATION, noun. (physics) The transition of an atom or molecule from a higher energy level to a lower one.
RELAXATION, noun. (music) The release following musical tension.
RELAXATION TIME, noun. (physics) The characteristic time for a system to reach an equilibrium condition after a disturbance
RELAXATION TIME, noun. (medicine) The time taken for a muscle to revert to its resting state after being used

Dictionary definition

RELAXATION, noun. (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers.
RELAXATION, noun. (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance.
RELAXATION, noun. A feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry; "the easiness we feel when sleeping".
RELAXATION, noun. An occurrence of control or strength weakening; "the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind".
RELAXATION, noun. Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool".
RELAXATION, noun. A method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount.
RELAXATION, noun. The act of making less strict.

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