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re·trac·tion

 (rĭ-trăk′shən)
n.
1. The act of retracting or the state of being retracted.
2.
a. The act of recanting or disavowing a previously held statement or belief.
b. A formal statement of disavowal.
3. The power of drawing back or of being drawn back.
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retraction

(rɪˈtrækʃən)
n
1. the act of retracting or state of being retracted
2. the withdrawal of a statement, charge, etc
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re•trac•tion

(rɪˈtræk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of retracting or the state of being retracted.
2. withdrawal of a promise, statement, etc.
3. retractile power.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retraction - a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
disavowal, disclaimer - denial of any connection with or knowledge of
backdown, climb-down, withdrawal - a retraction of a previously held position
2.retraction - the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back; "the retraction of the landing gear"; "retraction of the foreskin"
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
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retraction

noun
A formal statement of disavowal:
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Translations
سَحْب، تَراجُع، إنْكِماش
odvolání
tilbagetrækning
behúzásvisszahúzás
inn-/samdráttur
geri çekme

retraction

[rɪˈtrækʃən] Nretractación f, retracción f
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retraction

n
(= act, of offer) → Rückzug m; (of statement)Rücknahme f; (of decision)Rückgängigmachung f; (= thing retracted)Rückzieher m
(of claws, Aviat, of undercarriage) → Einziehen nt
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retract

(riˈtrӕkt) verb
to pull, or be pulled, into the body etc. A cat can retract its claws; A cat's claws can retract.
reˈtraction (-ʃən) noun
reˈtractable adjective
able to be pulled up or in. An aeroplane has retractable wheels.
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re·trac·tion

n. retracción, encogimiento, contracción; acto de echarse hacia atrás;
clot ______ del coágulo;
uterine ______ uterina.
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On the basis of consumables, the global dental industry market is segmented into dental burs, whitening material, dental biomaterial, gingival retraction material, dental anesthetic, dental syringe, and endodontic supplies.
Gingival retractions have been done with 3 gingival retraction cord.
Following tooth preparation, gingival retraction was achieved using retraction cords (Ultrapak Cord #00, Ultradent Products Inc., South Jordan, UT, USA) soaked in a hemostatic agent.
Preparation of the sub gingival cervical finish line needs extreme dexterity from the dentist, to avoid irreversible damage to a periodontium.9 A total of 14.9%-46% of the respondents felt sub gingival cervical finish line preparation and gingival retraction procedure learnt at preclinical training were difficult to practice on real patient in the initial period.
Gingival retraction is commonly used in fixed prosthodontics to expose margins of abutments before impression-taking.
Review and survey of medicaments used with gingival retraction cords.
Gingival retraction, using retraction wires, is generally necessary for the preparation of the laminated veneers, as the cervical termination is located, a little below or, at the line, of the gingival margin [13].