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retract

[′rē‚trakt]
(mathematics)
A subset R of a topological space X is a retract of X if there is a continuous map ƒ from X to R, with ƒ(r) = r for all points r of R.
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The Company also retracts its use of in-situ metal value at its Driftwood Property.
in section 3 many results of IF- strongly semi continuous are obtained, finely in section 4 we define IF-retract and IF- neighborhood retract Finley in section 5 IF- strongly semi retract as applications of IF- strongly semi continuous.
Keir Starmer QC, the director of public prosecutions, said victims who retract allegations after being threatened by the suspect, or if there is a history of domestic violence, will be less likely to be prosecuted for perverting the course of justice under new guidelines.
Trim tabs automatically deploy at the start and slowly retract as the boat reaches its ideal planing angle.
If I remember, before the election, Mr Cameron asked Gordon Brown to retract his statement saying free TV licence, travel passes and winter fuel payments for elderly people would be affected.
The Manual SRM projection screen from Elite Screens has a slowed retraction mechanism (SRM) that enables the screen to gently retract in and out of its casing.
The retraction by The Lancet last Tuesday came a day after a competing medical journal, BMJ, issued an embargoed commentary calling for The Lancet to formally retract the study.
Therefore we fully retract this paper from the published record.
authors have published the same data or article in more than one journal without appropriate justification, permission or cross-referencing) the journal that first published the article may issue a notice of redundant publication but should not retract the article unless the findings are unreliable.
State Department retract a claim that King Abdullah met Israel's president last year.
She says his record of changing his story shows that he did not in fact "simply" retract his confession after eight years: that he was giving a "substantially different account" of events three years after the trial; another wholly different account three years on; and then retracting the confession altogether 18 months later.
BRITAIN'S anti-terror chief was under growing pressure today to retract all his comments accusing the Conservatives of trying to undermine his Whitehall leaks inquiry.