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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 structure has been designed to support netting in such a way that it can be retracted when not required.
What's troubling is that the more skillful the fraud, the less likely that it will be discovered, so there likely are more fraudulent papers out there that haven't yet been detected and retracted," said Dr.
But 10 contributors who retracted the research did not face charges from the GMC.
It is helpful to include the authors and title of the retracted article in the retraction heading.
We were pleased that PPI retracted the contents of their news release regarding PVC pipe.
The elastic band has a retracted length less than the retracted length of the panel to which it is secured.
When the core is partially retracted the initial stresses building up between the still molten center of the part and the cooling skin are allowed to relieve themselves.
So history offers some context to Jordan's retracted remarks.
Police said Colin English had retracted his statement after speaking to officers investigating the disappearance of Sally Geeson, 22, in Cambridge.
Police said Colin English had retracted his statement less than 24 hours after speaking to officers investigating the disappearance of 22-year-old Sally Geeson.
When the exercise was completed, the equipment could not be retracted due to a dead reel motor.
A severely retracted atrophic drum was adherent to the medial wall of the tympanic cavity.