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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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The woods, the rivers, the lawns of Devon and of Dorset, attract the eye of the ingenious traveller, and retard his pace, which delay he afterwards compensates by swiftly scouring over the gloomy heath of Bagshot, or that pleasant plain which extends itself westward from Stockbridge, where no other object than one single tree only in sixteen miles presents itself to the view, unless the clouds, in compassion to our tired spirits, kindly open their variegated mansions to our prospect.
Apres des efforts pour reduire les retards de ses vols, Air Algerie ameliore le service a bord de sa flotte.
Pour le cas de l'ONEE, on estime a plus de 2 milliards les retards de paiement dont sont victimes les entreprises operant dans le secteur de l'electricite.
He said of England in the Sunday Times piece: "I hate to say it but I utterly agree with Jerry (Guscott): since 2003, we've been retards at the breakdown.
Indeed, Notomi, Takasumi Tanabe, and their colleagues at NTT report, also in the January Nature Photonics, that they've developed a new photonic crystal that retards light more than 170 times as much as the 2005 IBM crystal did.
Favorite movie: Our House, a documentary about adult retards
Advantages are said to include superior processing; nerve reduction; retards polychloroprene crystallization rate five-fold and durometer hardness six-fold better than process oil; outstanding ozone resistance in butyl; improved extrusion; excellent electrical and aging properties; excellent mold flow and release; high temperature stability; scorch control; permanence; non-extractability; non-volatility; non-migratory; excellent physicals at large doses and more, according to the company.
The product provides corrosion protection and retards bacterial growth.