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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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Could Anne have foreseen such a junction, she would have staid at home; but, from some feelings of interest and curiosity, she fancied now that it was too late to retract, and the whole six set forward together in the direction chosen by the Miss Musgroves, who evidently considered the walk as under their guidance.
Concerning comments on the Driftwood Property in the Midas Letter, the Company also retracts its statements concerning economic analyses of its magnesium resource.
The notions of Intuitionistic fuzzy retracts are introduced by Hanafy and khalaf [6].
The actor retracts and apologises for his tweets hours later
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The Plastics Pipe Institute retracts its news release dated June 11, 2008, and its contents therein.
For the several months of the year when the screen isn't needed, it retracts into a housing, where it won't obstruct your view.
Availability in 2 sizes, one that retracts to 215 mm and extends to 365 mm, and another that retracts to 395 mm and extends to 725 mm.
During cure, the runner bushing retracts from the gate to prevent scorching or sprue solidification.
Re ``Newsweek retracts story that lead to deaths'' (May 17):
When punctured by a needle, an antibubble's air shell retracts like an overstretched elastic skin from the puncture point to the opposite side.
Changing to a full convertible simply requires the press of a second button, which folds in the rear screen, and retracts the roof in a way that still gives maximum luggage space.