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Definitions for: RETENT

(n.) That which is retained.

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(n.) One who takes care of, or tends, machines in a factory; a kind of assistant foreman.
(n.) A kind of governor.
(n.) A machine or frame for stretching cloth by means of hooks, called tenter-hooks, so that it may dry even and square.
(v. i.) To admit extension.
(v. t.) To hang or stretch on, or as on, tenters.