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retardation

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a usually gradual decrease in the pace or level of activity of something
  • scientists discovered that they could achieve the retardation of light if they shined it through a variety of substances

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“Retardation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retardation. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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