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retention in Physics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishretentionre‧ten‧tion /rɪˈtenʃən/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable]  1 formalKEEP/CONTINUE TO HAVE the act of keeping somethingretention of The UN will vote on the retention of sanctions against Iraq.2 technicalHP the ability or tendency of something to hold liquid, heat etc within itself Many people with heart problems suffer from fluid retention.3 REMEMBERthe ability to keep something in your memory I have a real problem with retention of information.
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retentionMost of us tend to eat far too much, which can lead to fluid retention.The approach increased retention by about 15 percent over what it otherwise would have been.powers of retentionOne of the side effects of the drug is water retention.Without the topsoil, water retention is negligible.Without water retention the land becomes baked.retention ofThe retention of valued employees is worth more than a little inconvenience.