Definition of Contractional

1. Adjective. of or related to contraction ¹



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Definition of Contractional

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contractional

contractible
contractibleness
contractile
contractile organ
contractile proteins
contractile ring
contractile stricture
contractile vacuole
contractilities
contractility
contracting
contraction
contraction band
contraction band necrosis
contraction stress test
contractional (current term)
contractionary
contractions
contractive
contractivity
contractless
contractor
contractor combatant
contractorization
contractors
contractours
contracts
contractual
contractual obligation
contractual psychiatry

Literary usage of Contractional

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1. Earthquakes in the Light of the New Seismology by Clarence Edward Dutton (1904)
"... de Ballore—Sources of Earth Stresses—The contractional Hypothesis—The Ideas of ... contractional ..."

2. Physics of the Earth's Crust by Osmond Fischer (1881)
"... in equilibrium—The so-called " contractional hypothesis " not to be abandoned—Captain Button's objections to it considered. THE results at which we have ..."

3. A Century of Science in America: With Special Reference to the American by Edward Salisbury Dana, Charles Schuchert (1918)
"The following quotations cover the principal points in the argument: "The argument for the contractional hypothesis presupposes that the earth-mass may be ..."

4. College Physiography by Ralph Stockman Tarr, Lawrence Martin (1914)
"On the basis of the contractional hypothesis it is inferred that the surface of the ... The contractional hypothesis is thus made to account for the major ..."

5. The Gases in Rocks by Rollin Thomas Chamberlin (1908)
"The movement of the tide over the face of the earth would be accelerated only as the contractional acceleration continued to be superior to the solar tidal ..."

6. The Tidal and Other Problems by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Forest Ray Moulton, Charles Sumner Slichter, William Duncan MacMillan, Arthur Constant Lunn, Julius Stieglitz (1909)
"The movement of the tide over the face of the earth would be accelerated only as the contractional acceleration continued to be superior to the solar tidal ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"There has followed the contractional theory, the validity of which is perhaps not ... It is one thing to tell us, on the basis of the contractional theory, ..."

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