abatement or relief from bodily or mental work, effort, application, etc.
an activity or recreation that provides such relief; diversion; entertainment.
a loosening or slackening.
diminution or remission of strictness or severity.
Mathematics. a numerical procedure for solving systems of equations by successive approximations of the variables.
the return of a system undergoing dissipation to an initial state of equilibrium after being displaced from it.
the approach to steady-state operation of a system that has undergone dissipation and a change in state or has been subjected to an abrupt periodic disturbance.
rest or refreshment, as after work or effort; recreation
a form of rest or recreation: his relaxation is cricket
a partial lessening of a punishment, duty, etc
the act of relaxing or state of being relaxed
(physics) the return of a system to equilibrium after a displacement from this state
(maths) a method by which errors resulting from an approximation are reduced by using new approximations
relaxation re·lax·a·tion (rē’lāk-sā’shən)
The act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed.
Refreshment of body or mind.
A loosening or slackening.
The lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers.
- Relaxation oscillator
noun 1. (electronics) a nonsinusoidal oscillator, the timing of which is controlled by the charge and discharge time constants of resistance and capacitance components
- Relaxation suture
relaxation suture n. A suture that is arranged so that it may be loosened if the tension of the wound becomes excessive.
noun, Physics. 1. the time that it takes for an exponentially decaying quantity, as radioactive particles or transient electrical currents, to decrease to 36.8 percent of its initial value.
adjective 1. being free of or relieved from tension or anxiety: in a relaxed mood. 2. not strict; easy; informal: the relaxed rules of the club. verb (used with object) 1. to make less tense, rigid, or firm; make lax: to relax the muscles. 2. to diminish the force of. 3. to slacken or abate, […]