Retards sentence example
It is astonishing how quickly seaweed clings to a ship's bottom and thereby retards its speed.
The reason why cannabis retards growth is still unclear.
The Adam Sandler fan retards who labeled the film boring were more on target than most critics.
Suppose now that the plate is introduced so as to cover half the aperture and that it retards those pulses which would otherwise arrive first.
Oxide of zinc, like most heavy metallic oxides, is easily reduced to the metallic state by heating it to redness with charcoal; pure red zinc ore may be treated directly; and the same might be done with pure calamine of any kind, because the carbon dioxide of the zinc carbonate goes off below redness and the silica of zinc silicate only retards, but does not prevent, the reducing action of the charcoal.Advertisement
He closes one epoch of Old Testament criticism; by his influence he retards the development of the next.
A rule requiring the presence of six judges to pronounce a decision prevents the division of the court into two or more benches; and while this secures a thorough consideration of every case, it also retards the despatch of business.
The taper retards the motion of the water, which constantly decreases by overflow as it proceeds, whilst it continues to fill the feeder to the brim.
The extremely complicated procedure which is prescribed for the conduct of the cases in order to ensure every opportunity for exercising rigour and discretion, considerably retards the progress of the causes, and necessitates a numerous staff.
Sometimes, to get rid of these impurities, the brine is treated in a large tub-`(bessoir) with lime; on settling it becomes clear and colourless, but the dissolved lime forms a skin on its surface in the pan, retards the evaporation and impedes the crystallization.Advertisement
And while the originally Jewish idea led straight to the conception, set forth in Revelation, of the Roman empire or its ruler as Antichrist, here, on the contrary, it is probably the Roman empire that is the power which still retards the reign of Antichrist.
The soil is everywhere rich, but the lack of perennial water and the absence of irrigation works on a large scale retards agriculture.
In case of long digestion, an excess of soluble bromide retards, but does not prevent the attainment of great sensitiveness.
He found that dilution with water does not effect proportionate alteration in the transpiration velocities of different liquids, and a certain determinable degree of dilution retards the transpiration velocity.
It is astonishing how quickly seaweed clings to a ship 's bottom and thereby retards its speed.Advertisement
Leaf damage retards plant growth, shutting down the 'factories' within the leaves that manufacture food for the plant.
A form of severe malnutrition called marasmus retards growth in all parts of the body, including the head (causing mental retardation as well).