Definition of Retarding

1. Verb. (present participle of retard) ¹



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Definition of Retarding

1. retard [v] - See also: retard

Lexicographical Neighbors of Retarding

retardate
retardates
retardation
retardation plate
retardational
retardations
retardative
retarded
retarded dentition
retarded depression
retardedly
retardedness
retardent
retarder
retarders
retarding (current term)
retarding force
retardive
retardment
retards
retarget
retargetable
retargeted
retargeting
retargets
retarted
retaste
retasted
retastes
retasting

Literary usage of Retarding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Human Physiology by Robley Dunglison (1846)
"Accelerating and retarding Forces. The above are the chief accelerating causes ... Friction always acts as a retarding force. That, which occurs between a ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"Driving and retarding Forces in Generators and Motors.— The generator in diagram A, Fig. 103, driven by an engine in the ing Force ..."

3. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"Driving and retarding Forces in Generators and Motors.— The generator in diagram A, Fig. 103, driven by an engine in the 8 Force FIo. 103. ..."

4. Technical Reports by Miami Conservancy District (Ohio), Miami Conservancy District (Ohio (1920)
"84 Probability of flooding diagrams 219 Precedent for retarding basin plan 48 of occurrence of cloudbursts 255 Profiles of streams in Miami Valley 56 ..."

5. Electric Railway Handbook: A Reference Book of Practice Data, Formulas and by Albert Sutton Richey, William Charles Greenough (1915)
"Whatever the source of the retarding force, its operative effect in retarding the motion of the car is the same as that of an infinite number of small ..."

6. Safety Engineering (1914)
"dynamic action of the motor assist the retarding force of the safety. For the above-mentioned reasons it is therefore essential that a safety should apply a ..."

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