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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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We are retracting these published papers because the peer-review process required for publication in our journals had been deliberately compromised by fabricated peer reviewer reports.
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Also, check your firing pin to be sure it's retracting enough to stop beneath the breach face.
Notices of retraction should mention the reasons and basis for the retraction, to distinguish cases of misconduct from those of honest error; they should also specify who is retracting the article.
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"Darren says that he found admitting to his family that he had lied almost from the outset and had lied about the involvement of Sherwood and O'Brien the hardest part of retracting his confession.
Mr Quick also alleged that the 'Tory machinery and their press friends' were opposing the inquiry 'in a wholly corrupt way,' but later issued a statement retracting the remark.
and encountered difficulty retracting the boom at around 12:55 p.m.
PPI has done the right thing by retracting their earlier release.
If a round or fired case was ejected, release the retracting slide handle and try to fire again.
* inserting the telescope from the side and retracting the epiglottis forward
After conducting bivariate analyses, the analyst used logistic regression to identify demographic, socioeconomic and psychosocial characteristics associated with retracting reports of virginity pledges and sexual experience.