Associations to the word «Retardation»


RETARDATION, noun. The act of retarding or delaying; hindrance.
RETARDATION, noun. The extent to which anything is retarded; the result of any retarding or delay; mental, social, or physical slowness.
RETARDATION, noun. That which retards; an obstacle; an obstruction.
RETARDATION, noun. (physics) Deceleration; reduction in the magnitude of velocity.
RETARDATION, noun. (music) A suspension which resolves upwards.

Dictionary definition

RETARDATION, noun. A decrease in rate of change; "the deceleration of the arms race".
RETARDATION, noun. The extent to which something is delayed or held back.
RETARDATION, noun. Any agent that retards or delays or hinders; "flame-retardant".
RETARDATION, noun. Lack of normal development of intellectual capacities.
RETARDATION, noun. The act of slowing down or falling behind.

Wise words

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