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Definition of redemtion

"redemtion" is probably misspelled. Trying retention instead Definition of retention

1. retention [ n ] the act of keeping in your possession

Used in print:

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

The entrance and retention of infectious particles in the alveoli amounts almost to an intra tissue inoculation .

(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)

On Feb. 12 , 1959 , purified corticotropin ( ACTH_Gel ) , 20 units daily intramuscularly , was started but had_to be discontinued 3 weeks later because of excessive fluid retention .

The terminal hospital admission on June 27 , 1959 , was necessitated by continued weakness and debility complicated by urinary retention and painful thrombosed hemorrhoids .

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

They indicated that a 4 - day retention , aerated lagoon would give 60 to 76 per_cent BOD reduction .

The long retention period and the complete mixing concept prevented rapid changes in either the mixed liquor or in the effluent .

Synonyms retention holding keeping Related Terms possession storage withholding retain

2. retention [ n ] the power of retaining and recalling past experience
Examples: "he had a good memory when he was younger"

Used in print:

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

I would propose , next , as the prime requirement for constitution of new basic lists , items whose forms show as high an empirical retention rate as possible .

Synonyms memory retentiveness retention Related Terms faculty recall retain

3. retention [ n ] the power of retaining liquid
Examples: : "moisture retentivity of soil"

Synonyms retentivity retention retentiveness Related Terms impermeability urinary_retention

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