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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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Anemometer: Measures wind speed, retracting awnings when speed exceeds preset thresholds.
a few sentences in the discussion) is plagiarised, editors should consider whether readers (and the plagiarised author) would be best served by a correction (which could note the fact that text was used without appropriate acknowledgement) rather than retracting the entire article which may contain sound, original data in other parts.
When all covariates were controlled for, males, participants younger than 15 and those who did not speak English at home had about twice as high odds of retracting their initial report of sexual experience as females, older respondents and those living in an English-speaking household (odds ratios, 2.
Two papers that Collins is retracting were published in 1995 and 1996 in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and the others appeared in three more specialized journals: Genomics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; and Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer.
What: VisionArt is a custom-made retracting fine art canvas system crafted exclusively at the company's studio in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Kugler's coauthors initially resisted retracting the paper because they felt the conclusions of their study remained valid, but the editors of Nature Medicine eventually convinced the investigators that the large number of errors in the published data and ethical lapses by Kugler warranted the action.
and also to all international markets where Med-Design's retracting needle syringe patents are in force.
Cintex Ltd of Trident Industrial Estate, Blackthorne Road, Colnbrook, Berkshire, tel:0175 368 1814 have extended their range of high sensitivity AutoSearch metal detectors with the addition of a wide band version that comes complete with a retracting conveyor reject system.
Li's November 26, 2006 letter citing her objections to the retraction on your website so scientists can see the full story behind the unprecedented action of retracting an article 10 years after its peer review and acceptance.
Editors at Nature and Science, two leading scientific journals in which many of Schon's findings appeared, say they're in discussion with the coauthors of the studies about retracting the results.
Fretter seeks, among other relief, a restraining order, an accounting, a public statement from Sun retracting its claims and compensatory damages in an amount in excess of $50,000, plus attorneys' fees, costs and unspecified punitive damages.
As a result of these matters, the Company is retracting any previous EPS and EBITDA guidance for fourth quarter 2005, fiscal 2005, first quarter 2006 and fiscal 2006.