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re•tard•er



Pronunciation: (ri-tär'dur), [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that retards.
2. Chem.
a. any substance added to rubber to delay or prevent vulcanization.
b. any substance added to delay a process.
3. Building Trades.an admixture of concrete or plaster that retards its set.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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