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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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Reduced aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance reduce a trucks natural retarding
Engine downsizing reduces the total retarding power compared to the larger displacement engines
Downspeeding promotes operation at low engine speeds to reduce engine friction resulting in low retarding power without a downshift
The primary objective of this study is to determine the integrated effects of the flood retarding structures on flow characteristics and maximum daily flows of a 160 [km.
Cattle that are grazed on the watershed are watered from both streams and flood retarding structure reservoirs.
Most of the 13 Soil Conservation Service (SCS) flood retarding structures in subwatershed 526 were constructed during the 1970s.
The impact of this type of leisure is all-pervasive of the developing economy, retarding and disrupting local and regional as well as national production.
These results provide additional evidence that assorted UV-absorbers and anti-oxidants are effective at retarding brightness of high-brightness mechanical pulps.
These results and a recent report by Bourgoing and Robert on the photostabilization of TMP pulps with FWA suggest that these additives may provide an effective technology for retarding the photoyellowing of mechanical pulp.
Flame Retarding Polystyrene * Crystal polystyrene * SAN * Synergist
There are also many other materials such as plasticizers, oils and process aids that are detrimental to flame retarding of polymers.
The LII program is unique because it provides a treatment regimen tailored to individual needs and causes of aging symptoms at the cellular level, and then continues to manage the patient's progress in retarding those symptoms through follow-up measurements.
patent application for retarding and ameliorating carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and tenosynovitis, a form of tendonitis specific to the wrist, using astaxanthin.
We believe that these effects in combination or separately lead to the efficacy of astaxanthin retarding and ameliorating carpal tunnel syndrome and tenosynovitis.
Marathon is based in Edmonton and is the developer, manufacturer and marketer of a variety of unique fire retarding paints, coatings and chemicals which can be applied to wood, cloth steel and many other materials.