Definition of Retardant

1. Noun. Any agent that retards or delays or hinders. "Flame-retardant"

Exact synonyms: Retardation, Retardent
Generic synonyms: Agent
Derivative terms: Retard



Definition of Retardant

1. Adjective. (often in combination) Serving to retard (slow down) the action of something ¹

2. Noun. (often in combination) Something that serves to retard (slow down) the action of something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retardant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retardant

retaliators
retaliatory
retaliatory eviction
retallied
retallies
retally
retallying
retamas
retapamulin
retape
retaped
retapes
retaping
retard
retardance
retardant (current term)
retardants
retardate
retardates
retardation
retardation plate
retardational
retardations
retardative
retarded
retarded dentition
retarded depression
retardedly
retardedness
retardent

Literary usage of Retardant

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1. Protecting Residences from Wildfires: A Guide for Homeowners, Lawmakers, and by Howard E. Moore (1993)
"Fire-retardant Chemicals The feasibility of applying fire-retardant chemicals for ... Although they retain their fire retardant qualities after drying, ..."

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