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retard

[ri′tärd]
(civil engineering)
A permeable bank-protection structure, situated at and parallel to the toe of a slope and projecting into a stream channel, designed to check stream velocity and induce silting or accretion.
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Pire encore, pres de la moitie des entreprises fait face a des retards de plus de 3 mois depuis 2017.
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Today, many disability advocates request that we do not use the word 'retarded' to describe people with intellectual and other disabilities because it minimizes them, implying that they don't count as full humans.
In fact, Flacco felt so bad about using the word "retarded" that he's teaming up with the Maryland branch of the Special Olympics to rectify the situation.
In 2011, former Queens Park Rangers footballer Joey Barton was blasted for describing The Only Way Is Essex cast as "retards" after they mocked the size of his manhood.
A 0.1%-0.5% charge of the FWA on handsheets of BCTMP retarded photoyellowing by 25%.
Mexican scientists have investigated the development of an enzymatic process to retard staling in tortillas.
EN RETARD looks all set to draw in the Bank Of Ireland Mutual Fund Handicap at Cork today, writes LARRY LYNX.
ISLAMABAD -- Citizens on Sunday demanded of the quarters concerned to establish a well equipped central hospital in the Federal Capital for providing quality medical services to mentally retarded people.
He said that the authorities concerned should consider the seriousness of the matter and start working on setting up a high level medical center for the mentally retarded persons.
Table-1: The descriptive statistics of mothers of mentally retarded and normal children.
Participants: Participants were 20 intellectually superior (IQ level 110 or above), average intelligence (IQ 90-100) and 20 were mildly retarded (IQ 70-80) children.