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retard

1. offensive slang A derogatory term for a person who has an intellectual disability (formerly called mental retardation). A: "Are you still friends with that retard?" B: "Her name is Janet, and she has Down syndrome, you asshole. Why do you always have to be such an asshole?"
2. offensive slang By extension, a stupid, foolish, or dimwitted person. Bill, you retard, you left the gas running! We could have all been killed! I can't believe I forgot to pick up milk. I'm such a retard sometimes!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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where [k.sub.1], [k.sub.2], and [k.sub.3] are parameters that are related to the structure and material of the eddy current retarder.
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2D & 3D LCD TV Panel Shipment Shares in Q3'11 Application Q1'11 Q2'11 Q3'11 Actual Actual Actual 2D 95.50% 90.70% 88.20% 3D Pattern Retarder 1.00% 3.60% 4.80% 3D Shutter Glass 3.50% 5.80% 7.10% Application Q4'11 Q1'12 Q2'12 Q3'12 Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast 2D 85.10% 83.10% 79.50% 78.50% 3D Pattern Retarder 6.60% 6.40% 10.40% 10.60% 3D Shutter Glass 8.30% 10.50% 10.10% 10.90% Source: NPD Display Search Quarterly Large-Area TFT LCD Shipment Report--Advanced LED + 3D
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.
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.
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 823.3e transmission.
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.
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DON'T buy paper-faced insulation for standard wall insulating jobs, The paper facing makes cutting the batts difficult, And it's hard to create a tight vapor retarder with paper-faced batts,
You may need to add a small amount of retarder to keep the coating open long enough to allow the micro bubbles to dissipate out of the coating before it begins to dry.
Micro leakage in the evaporator coil of a Foster dough retarder at Earl's bakery at Sidley in Bexhill-on-Sea has been successfully sealed and eliminated with Primalec Super Seal ACR after five or six attempts at finding the leak failed.
Special detailing of the panels minimized thermal bridging and supports a continuous vapor retarder. To preserve the vapor retarder while housing the building's heating, power and communications distribution systems, an interior utility chase is provided within the exterior walls.