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Remand centre

(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


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    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 […]

  • Remanence

    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 […]

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    adjective 1. remaining; left behind. adjective 1. (rare) remaining or left over

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