Definition of Retardent

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retardent

retardance
retardant
retardants
retardate
retardates
retardation
retardation plate
retardational
retardations
retardative
retarded
retarded dentition
retarded depression
retardedly
retardedness
retardent (current term)
retarder
retarders
retarding
retarding force
retardive
retardment
retards
retarget
retargetable
retargeted
retargeting
retargets
retarted
retaste

Literary usage of Retardent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1900)
"120 Tests of Fire retardent Materials" .... Charles L. Norton . . .128 The Reflection of Light in the Neighborhood of the Critical Angle ..."

2. Technology Quarterly by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1900)
"TESTS OF FIRE retardent MATERIALS. BY CHARLES L. NORTON. THE experiments and tests described in this article were carried out with a view to determining the ..."

3. The Preservation of Structural Timber by Howard Frederick Weiss (1916)
"The especially prepared interior paints used in these tests have a considerable influence in rendering wood fire retardent, and can he recommended for ..."

4. The Preservation of Structural Timber by Howard Frederick Weiss (1916)
"The especially prepared interior paints used in these tests have a considerable influence in rendering wood fire retardent, and can be recommended for ..."

5. The Preservation of Structural Timber by Howard Frederick Weiss (1916)
"The especially prepared interior paints used in these tests have a considerable influence in rendering wood fire retardent, and can be recommended for ..."

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