Definition of Protractive

1. a. Drawing out or lengthening in time; prolonging; continuing; delaying.



Definition of Protractive

1. Adjective. Drawing out or lengthening in time; prolonging; continuing; delaying. ¹

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Definition of Protractive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protractive

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

Literary usage of Protractive

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1918)
"Subsequent whorls are concave in the upper third, then convex, with sculpture of rounded, slightly protractive axial ribs, which become lower and arched ..."

2. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks: With by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"The remaining portions of the whorls on the spire are marked by low, rounded, protractive, axial ribs, ... keel and protractive on the rest of the shell. ..."

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