Definition of Protractions

1. Noun. (plural of protraction) ¹



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Definition of Protractions

1. protraction [n] - See also: protraction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protractions

protozoologist
protozoologists
protozoology
protozoon
protozoons
protract
protracted
protractedly
protractedness
protracter
protracters
protractible
protractile
protracting
protraction
protractions (current term)
protractive
protractor
protractors
protracts
protrade
protreptic
protreptical
protreptics
protriptyline
protropin
protruberance
protruberances
protrudable
protrude

Literary usage of Protractions

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1. The Works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë, Patrick Branwell Brontë, Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë (1896)
"If, to come at once to partic'lars, you'd consider to give up this here miln, and go without further protractions straight home to where you belong, ..."

2. Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal (1847)
"... the accelerations are proportionably much less numerous than the protractions ; must commonly they do not precede the time specified by more than five ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1846)
"The accelerations are proportionably much less numerous than the protractions; most commonly they do not precede the term specified by more than five days. ..."

4. A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: With a Treatise on Surveying; in by Abel Flint, George Gillet (1835)
"In all protractions, if the end of the last distance falls exactly on the point from which you began, the course also being right; the field work and ..."

5. A Rudimentary Treatise on the History, Construction and Illumination of by Alan Stevenson (1850)
"... in executing the necessary protractions, preparatory to the construction of the grinding apparatus, at once to refer the whole of the grinding machinery ..."

6. A Rudimentary Treatise on the History, Construction and Illumination of by Alan Stevenson (1850)
"... in executing the necessary protractions, preparatory to the construction of the grinding apparatus, at once to refer the whole of the grinding machinery ..."

7. A Rudimentary Treatise on the History, Construction and Illumination of by Alan Stevenson (1850)
"... in executing the necessary protractions, preparatory to the construction of the grinding apparatus, at once to refer the whole of the grinding machinery ..."

8. A System of Geometry and Trigonometry, with a Treatise on Surveying, in by Abel Flint (1839)
"In all protractions, if the end of the last distance falls exactly on the point from which you began, the course also being right, the field work and ..."

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