(in Britain) an institution to which accused persons are sent for detention while awaiting appearance before a court. Until 1967 remand centres were for young people between 14 and 21 years of age
verb (used with object) 1. to send back, remit, or consign again. 2. Law. to send back (a case) to a lower court from which it was appealed, with instructions as to what further proceedings should be had. (of a court or magistrate) to send back (a prisoner or accused person) into custody, as to […]
noun, Electricity. 1. the magnetic flux that remains in a magnetic circuit after an applied magnetomotive force has been removed. noun 1. (physics) the ability of a material to retain magnetization, equal to the magnetic flux density of the material after the removal of the magnetizing field Also called retentivity remanence (rěm’ə-nəns) The magnetic flux […]
adjective 1. remaining; left behind. adjective 1. (rare) remaining or left over
noun, Geology. 1. magnetization in minerals induced by a former magnetic field and persisting after the field changes.