retaining

  • 1retaining — index reservation (engagement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2retaining — adjective Thesaurus: walls of a building and relating to wallshyponym Main entry: retain …

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  • 3Retaining — Retain Re*tain (r[ e]*t[=a]n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Retained} (r[ e]*t[=a]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Retaining}.] [F. retainir, L. retinere; pref. re re + tenere to hold, keep. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Rein} of a bridle, {Retention}, {Retinue}.] 1.… …

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  • 4retaining — adjective Of or pertaining to something that retains something else, as with a retaining wall …

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  • 5retaining — adj. Retaining is used with these nouns: ↑wall …

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  • 6retaining — saugojimas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Atminties procesas, kai įsiminti ar įsidėmėti objektai laikomi sąmonėje. Pagal saugojimo trukmę skiriama ilgalaikė ir trumpalaikė atmintis. Ji lemia atgaminimo efektyvumą. atitikmenys: angl.… …

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  • 7retaining — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. maintaining, sustaining, securing, saving, preserving, holding, keeping, owning, possessing, having, withholding, taking, seizing, confining, suppressing, curbing, arresting, restraining, holding back, keeping back,… …

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  • 8retaining — re·tain || rɪ teɪn v. keep in possession; keep in practice, continue to use; hold, keep; employ, hire (usually by making an initial payment) …

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  • 9retaining — See: retain …

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  • 10retaining lien — see lien Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 11retaining wall — retaining walls N COUNT A retaining wall is a wall that is built to prevent the earth behind it from moving …

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  • 12retaining fee — index compensation, retainer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13retaining wall — ► NOUN ▪ a wall that holds back earth or water on one side of it …

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  • 14retaining wall — n. a wall built to keep a bank of earth from sliding or water from flooding …

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  • 15Retaining wall — A retaining wall is a structure that holds back soil or rock from a building, structure or area. Retaining walls prevent downslope movement or erosion and provide support for vertical or near vertical grade changes. Cofferdams and bulkheads,… …

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  • 16Retaining, Acts Against —    The heart of the social system known as BASTARD FEUDALISM was the creation by members of the PEERAGE and GENTRY of an AFFINITY of sworn RETAINERS who indented (contracted) for life to support their lord in war and peace in return for money and …

    Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • 17retaining wall — a wall for holding in place a mass of earth or the like, as at the edge of a terrace or excavation. Also called breast wall. [1830 40] * * * or revetment Wall constructed to hold in place a mass of earth or prevent the erosion of an embankment.… …

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  • 18Retaining ring — A retaining ring is a piece of hardware that holds on to a shaft in order to locate other items on the shaft, or to locate the shaft to a fixed item. There are external retaining rings, which go on the outside of the shaft and internal retaining… …

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  • 19retaining wall — UK [rɪˈteɪnɪŋ ˌwɔːl] / US [rɪˈteɪnɪŋ ˌwɔl] noun [countable] Word forms retaining wall : singular retaining wall plural retaining walls a wall that is built to prevent earth or water from moving forwards …

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  • 20Retaining wall — Retain Re*tain (r[ e]*t[=a]n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Retained} (r[ e]*t[=a]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Retaining}.] [F. retainir, L. retinere; pref. re re + tenere to hold, keep. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Rein} of a bridle, {Retention}, {Retinue}.] 1.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English