rising or tending to rise again; reviving; renascent.
rising again, as to new life, vigour, etc: resurgent nationalism
verb (used without object) 1. to make efforts to vomit. verb (used with object) 2. to vomit. noun 3. the act or an instance of retching. verb 1. (intransitive) to undergo an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; heave 2. to vomit noun 3. an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting retch (rěch) v. retched, retch·ing, retch·es […]
/ret’kon/ retroactive continuity. The common situation in fiction where a new story “reveals” things about events in previous stories, usually leaving the “facts” the same (thus preserving continuity) while completely changing their interpretation. For example, revealing that a whole season of “Dallas” was a dream was a retcon. This term was once thought to have […]
1. retained. 2. retired. 3. returned. abbreviation 1. retired 2. retained 3. returned retd 1. retained 2. retired 3. returned
noun, plural retia [ree-shee-uh, -shuh, -tee-uh] /ˈri ʃi ə, -ʃə, -ti ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a pierced plate on an astrolabe, having projections whose points correspond to the fixed stars. 2. a network, as of fibers, nerves, or blood vessels. noun (pl) retia (ˈriːʃɪə; -tɪə) 1. (anatomy) any network of nerves or blood vessels; plexus […]