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definitions - Retention

retention (n.)

1.the act of retaining something

2.the power of retaining liquid"moisture retentivity of soil"

3.the power of retaining and recalling past experience"he had a good memory when he was younger"

Retention (n.)

1.(MeSH)The persistence to perform a learned behavior (facts or experiences) after an interval has elapsed in which there has been no performance or practice of the behavior.

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RetentionRe*ten"tion (?), n. [L. retentio: cf. F. rétention. See Retain.]
1. The act of retaining, or the state of being ratined.

2. The power of retaining; retentiveness.

No woman's heart
So big, to hold so much; they lack retention.
Shak.

3. That which contains something, as a tablet; a ���� of preserving impressions. [R.] Shak.

4. The act of withholding; retraint; reserve. Shak.

5. Place of custody or confinement.

6. (Law) The right of withholding a debt, or of retaining property until a debt due to the person claiming the right be duly paid; a lien. Erskine. Craig.

Retention cyst (Med.), a cyst produced by obstruction of a duct leading from a secreting organ and the consequent retention of the natural secretions.

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Memory[Hyper.]

Retention (n.) [MeSH]




action de fixer (fr)[Classe]

(rain)[termes liés]

retention (n.)





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