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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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If the fiberglass is unfaced, there is no need for a vapor retarder.
The IRC does not prevent you from using either a Class I or Class II vapor retarder as well when framing with 2x4s.
An optical retarder can be implemented using Z-cut Y-propagating LiNb[O.
Other solutions include adding more insulation or a more substantial vapor retarder, which is often difficult to do after the fact.
Additionally the PMKM possesses a retarder providing wear-free brake application at down-hill rides.
The CF3DAT employs the film patterned retarder (FPR) display technology, enabling the use of LG's polarised 3D glasses.
5 million units in 2011, with 3D penetration in LCD TV panels of 10% (4% pattern retarder type and 6% shutter glass type).
It could be used as a preservative in food for human consumption, or in animal fodder, because of its action as a retarder of lipid oxidation.
From the health point of view, how Film Patterned Retarder (FPR) is better than Shutter-Glass (SG) technology
As you leave the town of Franklin, Pennsylvania, you encounter a sign: END BRAKE RETARDER PROHIBITION.
READING Dave Middleton's letter in RW, about Ray Hardwick's Telmar Retarder took me back some years to our courting days.
Le chef du programme nucleaire iranien, Ali Akbar Salehi, a indique qu'une petite fuite dans un bassin pres du reacteur de Bouchehr allait retarder le lancement de la centrale nucleaire.
The optional Allison six-speed fully automatic transmission 3000 Series - available with integral retarder - delivers optimal driving comfort and unbeatable reliability, according to the firm.
Technology: Voith uses a unique differential torque converter with a secondary retarder in its DIWA transmission units for large buses, and has now taken the design into the Midi bus market with the 823.
The long-distance coaches are equipped with Scania's gearbox with integrated retarder, which increases braking capacity and reduces wear and tear, the company said.