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retard

(ˈritɑrd)
1. n. a rude nickname for a retarded person. (Derogatory and unkind.) That retard is having a rough time.
2. n. a stupid person. (Also a term of address.) Don’t be a retard! Get with it!
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LG's does not use shutter-glass and instead relies on Film Patterned Retarder technology that is certified crosstalk and flicker-free and we are confident that the viewing experience is much more comfortable due to this.
joints between OSB boards, not perfectly filled cavity and some perforations of the vapor retarder, will affect the whole performance of the assembly and lead to much larger uncertainty moisture in the insulation and gypsum board distribution.
I suggest that, considering the ambiguities of this sign, one might be coaxed into joining (if one were a Franklinite) a counterorganization called DON'T END BRAKE RETARDER PROHIBITION.
ASHRAE's new Design Essentials for Refrigerated Storage Facilities, authored by Becker, will benefit designers, owners and operators of storage facilities for perishable food items by providing guidance on design details such as support structures, doors, docks, underfloor heating, insulation and vapor retarders, as well as facility configuration and layout, refrigeration system design and facility management.
Check out thermal resistance for metal stud walls with insulated cavities, determine if a roof needs a vapor retarder, find a recommended R-value based on ZIP code or estimate annual energy savings from solar radiation control on low-slope commercial roofs.
It is because the baker does not get up early in the morning any more to bake the bread, but lies abed dallying with his Dutch retarder and his modem (whatever that is).
In free radical polymerization, the amount of curing agent is a small fraction of the resin, and one can control the gel time by adjusting the concentration of accelerator, retarder, initiator, and inhibitor (1, 3-7).
Later, Bates (40) found that calcium sulfate was not an effective retarder of set in the absence of Ca[(OH).
to the sawdust is a commercially available cement retarder such as W.
com/research/9kwr5g/research_on) has announced the addition of the "Research on Vehicle Retarder Industry in China, 2012-2016" report to their offering.
Total quantity or scope: Lot 1 = Delivery Chassis 4 x 4, 16 t, permanent four-wheel, automatic transmission, EURO IV (options Retarder, EURO V (Note Before Use LV))
J'ai du retarder mon passage sur le plateau pour travailler en France.
Most of the rim joist wetness and mold are caused by the moisture from the uncovered crawl space dirt floor migrating through the rim joists' fiberglass insulation, which is lacking a plastic vapor retarder.
Wheelsure Holdings plc, the ISDX quoted technology company, is pleased to announce that the Company's principal subsidiary, Tracksure Limited ("Tracksure"), has now received formal technical approval from Deutsche Bahn AG, Germany (DB) for the use of Tracksure in all brake retarder applications.
No other building system delivers as many benefits, with superior insulation, vapor retarder, an air and water tight building envelope, enhanced structural performance and water shedding drainage plane.