Application of a subsequent rule or condition to something that occurred at a previous time.
A period of decline
(Biol.) Deterioration or loss of a function or structure in the course of evolution, as in the vestigial eyes of many cave animals
An organized group withdrawal from regular activities for a given purpose, as by colleagues meeting away from the office and engaging in exercises for promoting teamwork, creativity, etc.
A gradual deterioration to an inferior state:
(Astron.) The slow westward shifting of the nodes of an orbit, caused by a perturbation: the complete cycle of the regression of the nodes of the moon's orbit around the earth takes about 18.6 years
A turning away or in the opposite direction; a reversal.
(Basketball, Hockey, Soccer, etc.) Any of the players positioned ahead of the rest of the team when they are at the offensive end of the court, field, etc.
(Econ.) A temporary falling off of business activity during a period when such activity has been generally increasing
One that has characteristics of an earlier time:
Withdrawal from one's occupation or position, especially upon reaching a certain age.
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