protraction


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pro·trac·tion

 (prō-trăk′shən, prə-)
n.
1.
a. The act of protracting.
b. The state of being protracted.
2. Linguistics The irregular lengthening of a normally short syllable.

protraction

(prəˈtrækʃən)
n
1. the act or process of protracting
2. the state or condition of being protracted
3. a prolongation or protrusion
4. an extension of something in time or space
5. something that is extended in time or space
6. (Poetry) the irregular lengthening of a syllable that is usually short

pro•trac•tion

(proʊˈtræk ʃən, prə-)

n.
1. the act of protracting; prolongation; extension.
2. protrusion.
3. something protracted.
4. a drawing or rendering to scale.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protraction - the consequence of being lengthened in duration
length, duration - continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
fermata - (music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
2.protraction - the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
continuance, continuation - the act of continuing an activity without interruption

protraction

noun
The act of making something longer or the condition of being made longer:
Translations

protraction

[prəˈtrækʃən] Nprolongación f

protraction

n that can only lead to the protraction of the discussion/illnessdas kann nur dazu führen, dass sich die Diskussion/Krankheit hinzieht

pro·trac·tion

n. protracción, tracción hacia afuera, como en la mandíbula.
References in classic literature ?
By the quantity of provision which I had consumed, I should guess that I had passed three weeks in this journey; and the continual protraction of hope, returning back upon the heart, often wrung bitter drops of despondency and grief from my eyes.
Mutual use of rapid maxillary expansion and facemask has been a classical method for maxillary protraction in growing children with mild to moderate skeletal class III relationship, an average of 2-3 mm of maxillary advancement is attained through this conventional method.
The only constraint in the drilling industry has been the lack of high-tech technologies due to sanctions which resulted in protraction of projects.
Dong R et al established a three dimensional finite element model of the craniofacial complex and analysed the force direction of protraction on the temperomandibular joint.
Orthopaedic OR orthopedics OR orthopedics OR orthopedic AND protraction AND Malocclusion, angle class III OR malocclusion AND angle AND class AND OR angle class III malocclusion OR class AND malocclusion OR class III AND cleft lip OR cleft AND lip OR cleft lip AND palate OR palate (se encontraron 96 articulos, de los cuales se seleccionaron 3).
For clinicians managing labor, it is important to know the cervical dilation when most women are in the active phase of labor so that protraction and arrest disorders can be optimally diagnosed and treated.
Mechanism of protraction of action###Precipitation at acidic pH###Binding to albumin###Multihexamer chain formation
If this is multiplied by 7-8 months of protraction in Kumtor issue resolution, these would bring big losses, he added.
Time is a critical dimension of power, both in the negative effects of protraction and in the sense of timing embodied in the concept of the culminating point, where power begins to decline once it has reached its peak.
Forward flexion of the head and shoulder protraction also improve when wearing loupes.
In statements to CNA and commenting on remarks by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi that capital restrictions fell within the responsibility of the European Commission, Georgiades said "the clear position of the government is that the restrictive measures do not constitute a solution to the problems of our banking system, on the contrary their protraction has the exact opposite result.
We hypothesized that at the end-range of shoulder IR athletes would present a scapula in protraction and anterior tilt, and at end-range of shoulder ER athletes would present a scapula in retraction and posterior tilt.