The act of delaying; postponement:
(Physics) The amount of fissionable material being processed or in storage for irradiation in a reactor cycle
(Archaic) One that lags, or is last
(Uncountable, euphemistic) Correction of deficits, as by psychological counseling or medication or social support or remedial training.
The usual, natural, traditional, or appointed moment for something to happen, begin, or end [time to get up]
A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
A bond or force that attaches or restrains, or by which something is affected or dominated:
Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
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