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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pang then retracted his statement, followed by Shahidan.
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Jeffrey Paniati, the executive director of the ITE, told Tablet that the journal retracted the article because the authors failed to fully identify its most prominent co-author.
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After departing the pattern, the landing gear malfunctioned when retracted causing an unsafe gear indication in the cockpit.
The plane, which was supposed to take Borisov to Brussels, took off shortly after 7 pm Sofia time but it turned out that its landing gear had not retracted.