How to use Retracted in a sentence
Piercing mandibles, retracted within the head-capsule.
Also the notion that snakes when attacking are able to jump off the ground is quite erroneous; when they strike an object, they dart the fore part of their body, which was retracted in several bends, forwards in a straight line.
This seems to have been his last attempt; for, two years later, his Bibliography of Zoology shows little trace of his favourite theory, though nothing he had uttered in its support was retracted.
The 1st pair of appendages both in this and in C are retracted.
In 1333 he was sent for to Rome, where, we are told, he first maintained the pope's authority in cases of divorce; but this opinion he retracted.Advertisement
The eversible sacs on the abdominal segments are shown, some protruded and some retracted.
In the Tubiporidae the spicules of the proximal part of the body-wall are fused together to form a firm tube, the corallite, into which the distal part of the zooid can be retracted.
Following protests by the strikers, including a visit to the newspaper offices, the paper retracted the allegations.
This tuft of tentacles is called the lophophore and can be retracted quickly by a strong muscle fixed into the envelope.
Witness statements from her husband suggest otherwise, tho he has since retracted them.Advertisement
Sagartia troglodytes with the tentacles retracted underneath a rock, with a drooping goblet appearance.
It was also designed to be thin toward the tip but thick enough at the root to accommodate the retracted undercarriage and machine guns.
In their insunken mouth and their jaws retracted within the head-capsule, the Collembola resemble the entotrophous division of the Thysanura (see Aptera), from which they are probably descended.
He afterwards retracted his compliance with the adiaphora, and never really swerved from the views set forth in the Loci communes; but he regarded the surrender of more perfect for less perfect forms of truth or of expression as a painful sacrifice rendered to the weakness of erring brethren.
I 'm very good and keep my claws retracted and purr loudly when a fuss is made of me.Advertisement
In a correction issued on 12 March, the daily retracted the claim.
Let us not dwell long on the wide signaled but hastily retracted when the players started running for extras.
Then, on entering water, the wheels are retracted into the body of the vehicle.
Mouthparts highly modified for piercing and blood-sucking, and retracted into the head when not in use.
Cord can be retracted to make toy dance or to hide toy in cup.Advertisement
If you hold the paw between your thumb and forefinger and gently press on a toe, this forces the retracted claw to extend.
When you're done it can easily be retracted.
Remember, when the doors are retracted, they have to be completely concealed by the adjacent wall or walls.Pocket door frames require the thickness of a two-by-four or greater.
They do not need to be removed during the winter months, and can be retracted in evenings or whenever there is no need for shade.
Retractable awnings are mechanical canopies that can be expanded to provide full shade or retracted to allow for full sunlight.Advertisement
Unlike standard awnings, retracting awnings are less likely to be damaged during a storm (if retracted).
The study used data from a federal survey of 11,000 students in grades seven through twelve in 1995, 1996 and 2001. 82 percent of the students who took purity pledges retracted the promise and engaged in premarital sex.
However, upon their release, Thompson retracted his offer, claiming it was an obvious satire.
In 2005, Motorola issued a recall, but then retracted it saying that the issue with the Motorola 815 can be corrected in the Radioshack stores in which they were exclusive.
The Lancet also fully retracted the study from their publication in a February 2, 2010 statement.Advertisement
The GMC ruling in January 28, 2010 discredited the Wakefield study results and The Lancet fully retracted the study from the journal in a February 2, 2010 statement.
Dr. Andrew Wakefield's high profile autism vaccine study retracted by The Lancet in 2010 remains a controversial issue in the autism vaccine debate.
After the GMC discredited Wakefield's study, The Lancet fully retracted the study.
The Wakefield autism vaccine study retracted helps calm many parent's fears about MMR vaccine safety.
The Wakefield study found a link between the vaccine and autistic disorders, although the study has been retracted.Advertisement
The Lancet has retracted the study, and 10 authors listed on the publication withdrew their support.
It seems like Monsieur Eiffel was right, since many of the earliest critics either retracted their statements or publicly created works to honor the Eiffel Tower.
The band retracted from the limelight for a while, though 1998 saw the release of The Masterplan, a collection of B-Sides from their musical career thus far.
Although their accuser eventually retracted his statements, the damage was done.
While traveling at normal speed, these pods extend away from the main hull, and are retracted during faster than light jumps.Advertisement
When the pods are retracted, launches and landings are not possible.
They are fun to detail because they are equipped with Laser-Torpedo guns and features options such as extended landing legs or in-flight retracted landing legs.
It is protruded and retracted by special muscles which are partly attached to the ventral, distal end of the ilium.
The ninth and tenth segments are at most times retracted within the eighth.
In Nemertines the everted proboscis is retracted in the same way as the tip of a glove finger would be if it were pulled backwards by a thread situated in the axis and attached to the tip. The comparison may be carried still further.Advertisement
It is worthy of notice that in those Nemertines which make a very free use of their proboscis, and in which it is seen to be continually protruded and retracted, the walls of the proboscidian sheath are enormously muscular.
They seem to act as reservoirs into which the fluid of the tense, extended proboscis can withdraw when it is retracted, and from which the fluid can be driven out when it is wished to expand the proboscis.
A, The larva of Echinorhynchus proteus from the body cavity of Phoxinus laevis, with the proboscis retracted and the whole still enclosed in a capsule.
The tentacles serve for the capture of prey and are very contractile, being often protruded to a great length or, on the other hand, retracted and forming corkscrew-like curls.
The mantle-skirt is always long, and hides the rest of the animal from view, its dependent margins meeting in the middle line below the ventral surface when the animal is retracted; it is, as it were, slit in the median line before and behind so as to form two flaps, a right and a left; on these the right and the left calcareous valves of the shell are borne respectively, connected by an uncalcified part of the shell called the ligament.Advertisement
The almost spherical head is covered by a hood which can be retracted; it bears upon its side a number of sickle-shaped, chitinous hooks and one or more short rows of low 89 spines - both of these features are used in characterizing the various species.
The anterior one-quarter or one-third of the body is capable of being retracted into the remainder, as the tip of a glove-finger may be pushed into the rest, and this retractile part is termed the introvert.
Finally he accepted the decrees against him and retracted "all that he said contrary to the faith, morals and discipline of the Church."
His methods were not free from arbitrariness; he would attribute to " the wise " the opinion of a single authority which he regarded as correct; he would ignore conflicting opinions or those of scholars which they themselves had afterwards retracted, and he did not scruple to cite his own decisions.2 The period of the Amora'im, " speakers, interpreters," (about 220-500 A.D.), witnessed the growth of the Gemara, when the now " canonical " Mishnah formed the basis for further amplification and for the collecting of old and new material which bore upon it.
The vertebral column is almost entirely welded into a solid tube, but there is a complex joint at the base of the neck, to allow the head being retracted within the carapace.
John appears to have retracted shortly before his death, which occurred on the 4th of December 1334.(fn1)
By, muscle-fibres belonging to the same two systems the whole body may be retracted or protruded.
The tongue is generally short and not deeply divided at its extremity, nor is its base retracted into a sheath; it is always moist and covered with a glutinous secretion.
Thus the summum bonum for man is objectively God, subjectively the happiness to be derived from loving vision of his perfections; although there is a lower kind of happiness to be realized here 1 Abelard afterwards retracted this view, at least in its extreme form; and in fact does not seem to have been fully conscious of the difference between (I) unfulfilled intention to do an act objectively right, and (2) intention to do what is merely believed by the agent to be right.
When in a state of repose it is retracted, by a muscle arising from the sacrum, within the prepuce, a cutaneous fold attached below the symphysis pubis.
Only three or four abdominal segments are visible, the hinder segments being slender and retracted to form a telescope-like tube in which the ovipositor lies.
Then he evidently retracted his favourable judgment, why I do not know.
Maybe I would have if you hadn't retracted it as soon as you said it.