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Synonyms for retention

the act of retaining something

the power of retaining and recalling past experience

the power of retaining liquid

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Everything seems to have happened to his hands that could possibly take place consistently with the retention of all the fingers, for they are notched, and seamed, and crumpled all over.
The idea of the will, which would give an obvious motive for the crime, the secret visit unknown to his own parents, the retention of the stick, the blood, and the animal remains and buttons in the wood-pile, all were admirable.
But for once he did look as though bed was the best place for him; and I used the fact as an argument for my own retention in defiance of Dr.
Dropping of its own accord upon his exit (or perhaps purposely closed), it had become fastened by the spring; and it was the retention of this spring which had been mistaken by the police for that of the nail, - farther inquiry being thus considered unnecessary.
Employees' retention is a comparatively latest thought in under-developed country like Pakistan.
The objective of the study was to compare the mean increase in denture retention strength with paste and powder form of the denture adhesives, on mandibular complete denture.
State-based public exchanges may have lower enrollee retention rates this year than the exchanges managed by the U.
Compared to schedule-based retention, the uniform rule approach to e-mail retention is easier to understand, requires less decision-making and interpretation by mailbox owners, and can be implemented quickly with a minimum of employee training, according to this excerpt from E-Mail Retention and Archiving: Issues and Guidance for Compliance and Discovery.
If the first 10% is an advance payment bond and the second 10% a performance bond, the last 10% is retention.
The report acquaints the reader with the hardiness construct, applies it to campus persistence efforts and outlines undergraduate retention policy ramifications inherent in such an approach.
Advanced retention, dewatering and strength aids--especially when designed to work in synergy--help achieve improved sheet properties that lead to smoother coating, converting, and printing.
Over the last few years, the concept of document retention has been increasingly discussed and analyzed.
Strategy for determining aged property retention at ambient temperatures
This study examined second-term and second-year retention of freshmen (n=6,054) and nonfreshman transfer students (n=2,733) from DePaul University, a large, urban, private institution.