Definitions of retardation
n. - The act of retarding; hindrance; the act of delaying; as, the retardation of the motion of a ship; -- opposed to acceleration. 2
n. - That which retards; an obstacle; an obstruction. 2
n. - The keeping back of an approaching consonant chord by prolonging one or more tones of a previous chord into the intermediate chord which follows; -- differing from suspension by resolving upwards instead of downwards. 2
n. - The extent to which anything is retarded; the amount of retarding or delay. 2
The word "retardation" uses 11 letters: A A D E I N O R R T T.
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