Retard sentence example

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  • But these events did not retard its progress.

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  • Moreover, since the mould acts as a covering to retard the loss of heat, it should not be removed from the ingot until just before the latter is to be placed in its soaking furnace.

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  • If the plate be introduced upon the other side, so as to retard the procession originally in arrear, there is no overlapping, whatever may be the amount of retardation.

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  • A severe cold of a few days' duration in March may very much retard the opening of the former ponds, while the temperature of Walden increases almost uninterruptedly.

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  • Besides the causes already indicated the evil character of many of the white settlers conspired to retard its development.

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  • The roughness of the surface of the cavity serves to retard it.

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  • There were also other causes that tended to retard the progress of the colony.

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  • Weaving is taught in the girls' school, and fairs are held for the sale of farm produce; but the absence of a railway and the badness of the roads retard commerce.

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  • As men of substance increased among the ranks of the spinners, the Manchester cotton dealers found it impossible to retard a movement set on foot by the prospects of such appreciable advantages.

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  • Since the capacity of a stream to carry matter in suspension is proportional to its velocity, it follows that any circumstance tending to retard the rate of flow will induce deposition.

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  • It is perhaps the very rapidity of the movement that is likely to retard its progress, and to fail to carry with it the wealthy clients and the decorators they employ, or perhaps even to increase the disposition to cling to the reproductions of the styles of the i i th and i 8th centuries.

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  • The purpose might be to retard spoilage, to enhance flavor, to increase nutrition, or to improve texture.

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  • Rest, elevation of the affected part, and compression with a bandage will also retard the accumulation of blood.

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  • Nothing could now retard the natural advance of the young Russian state towards the east and the south-east.

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  • Chemical literature was full of the phlogistic modes of expression - oxygen was '" phlogisticated air," nitrogen " dephlogisticated air," &c. - and this tended to retard its promotion.

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  • The weather, as it turned out, was none too favourable on several of the preliminary nights, but, owing to its direction, the wind did not greatly retard the work of removal.

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  • The initial day of the consulate was never fixed, at least before the 7th century of Rome, but varied with the different accidents which in times of political commotion so frequently occurred to accelerate or retard the elections.

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  • Zieten's outposts on the right bank of the Sambre gained still further time, for they fought stubbornly to retard the French advance on Marchienne and Charleroi.

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  • The current to be measured passes transversely across the disk and causes it to revolve in the magnetic field; at the same time the copper brake, geared on the same shaft, revolves in the field and has local or eddy currents produced in it which retard its action.

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  • As presiding officer the Speaker exercises a right of discrimination between members rising to speak in debate, and can thus advance or retard the progress of a measure.

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  • The separation also sets up electrostatic forces, which increase until they are strong enough to drag the slower moving ions along faster, and to retard the naturally faster ions till they travel at the same rate.

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  • The highest points of the pipes are fitted with small taps, for the removal of air, which would retard circulation if allowed to remain.

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  • The war in Achin did not materially retard the development of Sumatra, and although the titular sultan of Achin continued a desultory guerrilla warfare against the Dutch in the mountainous woodlands of the interior, the almost inaccessible Pasei country, really active warfare has long ceased.

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  • Again, it is surely plain enough that the apprehension by individuals of the evils of poverty, or a sense of duty to their possible offspring, may retard the increase of population, and has in all civilized communities operated to a certain extent in that way.

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  • It might indeed have been thought that thorough drainage would be unnecessary, but it must be noted that porous subsoils or efficient drains do not act merely by carrying away stagnant water which would otherwise cool the earth, incrust the surface, and retard plant growth.

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  • For the more equal distribution of the water over the surface of the beds from the conductor and feeders, small masses, such as stones or solid portions of earth or turf fastened with pins, are placed in them, in order to retard the momentum which the water may have acquired.

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  • Though a man of great capacity for work, he represented the narrowest nationalism, and through his enmity to all that was "alien" did more than any other man to retard the political and industrial development of the country.

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  • Steel differs in many ways from iron in respect of atmospheric corrosion; the heterogeneous nature of steel gives occasion to a selective rusting, ferrite is much more readily attacked than the cementite and pearlite; moreover, the introduction of other elements may retard rusting; this is particularly the case with the nickel-steels.

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  • An application of ' masonry biocide ' would then retard growth of algae and lichen.

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  • Activated Carbon Cloth is most commonly used in preventive conservation to retard the corrosion of metals by absorbing contaminants such as acetic acids.

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  • Can of course fit a thicker head gasket, or retard the timing.

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  • The corticosteroid hormones which are often used to treat the kidney disease may also retard growth.

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  • An attempt to go directly from TA to OA publishing will only retard the growth of OA for another needless decade.

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  • Perhaps it was the over-riding 19th century belief in Progress which did thus retard the assumptive values of the field of still photography.

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  • Most dealers leave the combustion area alone then retard the ignition more or over jet to compensate for the over high compression.

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  • With distributor clamp bolt slackened off you can gradually rotate the body to advance or retard the timing.

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  • But motorists who run such engines on standard grade unleaded with fuel catalyst devices report no need to retard timing.

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  • The symmetrically placed hypothetical islands in the great continuousocean disappeared, and the oekumene acquired a new form by the representation of the Indian Ocean as a larger Mediterranean completely cut off by land from the Atlantic. The terra incognita uniting Africa and Farther Asia was an unfortunate hypothesis which helped to retard exploration.

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  • Essex warmly espoused Bacon's cause and earnestly pressed his claims upon the queen; but his impetuous, pettish pleading tended to retard the cause.

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  • At the very least, I have learned how to retard the progress of the condition.

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  • Logged I suppose I would rather be a retard than a minger.

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  • Whilst, almost every white person, is shown to be a snooty stuck-up git, or a complete retard !

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  • Propylene glycol - a flavor enhancer, sweetener and used to retard spoilage; also used in the production of anti-freeze.

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  • If you get less than seven to nine hours of sleep per night, this can also retard the growth of your hair.

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  • The oxides of lead, barium, zinc and antimony are found perceptibly to retard the rays.

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  • The fall of meteoric matter into the sun must be a certain source of energy; if considerable, this external supply would retard the sun's contraction and so increase its estimated age, but to bring about a reconciliation with geological theory, very nearly the whole amount must be thus supplied.

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  • This is especially true of the flood plains where the annual inundations prevent the formation of humus and retard forest growth.

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  • The honeycomb of rock, and capillary action, retard the lighter fresh-water from sinking to the sea; the soakage from rain has therefore to move horizontally, over the strata about sea-level, seeking outlets.

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