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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: retarding

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verzögernd retarding
Bremselektrode {f}Femininum (die) [elektr.] retarding electrode
Bremsleitwerk {n}Neutrum (das) (Bombe) retarding tail (assembly)
Verzögerungselektrode {f}Femininum (die) [elektr.] retarding electrode
Verzögerungsmittel {n}Neutrum (das) [chem.] retarding agent
Bremsfeld {n}Neutrum (das) [phys., elektr.] retarding field


At this moment Derick was in the act of pitching his lamp-feeder at the advancing boats, and also his oil-can; perhaps with the double view of retarding his rivals’ way, and at the same time economically accelerating his own by the momentary impetus of the backward toss.
Here, then, lies the great art: to make a little render to success the sound of a catastrophe in order that those who profit by it may tremble from it also, to season with fear every step that is taken, to augment the curve of the transition to the point of retarding progress, to dull that aurora, to denounce and retrench the harshness of enthusiasm, to cut all angles and nails, to wad triumph, to muffle up right, to envelop the giant-people in flannel, and to put it to bed very speedily, to impose a diet on that excess of health, to put Hercules on the treatment of a convalescent, to dilute the event with the expedient, to offer to spirits thirsting for the ideal that nectar thinned out with a potion, to take one’s precautions against too much success, to garnish the revolution with a shade.
In the one case, the retarding force is momentary and complete within itself—in the other it is endlessly accumulative.
An Under-Secretary of State, in a speech delivered to his constituents on the 12th of November, 1857, is reported to have said: "Toleration of their faith" (the faith of a hundred millions of British subjects), "the superstition which they called religion, by the British Government, had had the effect of retarding the ascendency of the British name, and preventing the salutary growth of Christianity....
For it is evident that such a medium must, in retarding the comet’s velocity, increase its centripetal, by weakening its centrifugal force.
Doubtless the scheme may have been used, in unjustifiable ways, as a means of retarding our emancipation.

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