the act of retarding or state of being retarded.
something that retards; hindrance.
Usually Offensive. slowness or limitation in intellectual understanding and awareness, emotional development, academic progress, etc.
See also mental retardation.
Music. a form of suspension that is resolved upward.
the act of retarding or the state of being retarded
something that retards; hindrance
the rate of deceleration
(psychiatry) the slowing down of mental functioning and bodily movement
retardation re·tar·da·tion (rē’tär-dā’shən)
The condition of being relatively slow in mental, emotional, or physical development.
The extent to which something is held back or delayed.
verb (used with object) 1. to aim toward or calibrate for a different target: to retarget missiles. 2. to change the goal, completion date, recipient, etc., of: We’ve retargeted the completion of the job.
verb (used with object), tasted, tasting. 1. to try or test the flavor or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth: to taste food. 2. to eat or drink a little of: She barely tasted her dinner. 3. to eat or drink (often used in negative constructions): He hadn’t tasted food for three […]
verb (used with object), taught, teaching. 1. to impart knowledge of or skill in; give instruction in: She teaches mathematics. Synonyms: coach. 2. to impart knowledge or skill to; give instruction to: He teaches a large class. Synonyms: inform, enlighten, discipline, drill, school, indoctrinate; coach. verb (used without object), taught, teaching. 3. to impart knowledge […]
noun 1. a sum of money demanded by a government for its support or for specific facilities or services, levied upon incomes, property, sales, etc. 2. a burdensome charge, obligation, duty, or demand. verb (used with object) 3. to demand a tax from (a person, business, etc.). to demand a tax in consideration of the […]