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Engelsk navneord: relaxation

1. relaxation (om proces) (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers


Mindre specifikke termergrowth, increase, increment


Overordnet emneområdephysiology

2. relaxation (om proces) (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)relaxation behavior


Mindre specifikke termerexponential decay, exponential return


Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

3. relaxation (om fornemmelse) a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe easiness we feel when sleeping.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)easiness


Mindre specifikke termerquietness, quietude, tranquility, tranquillity


Mere specifikke termerdreaminess, languor

4. relaxation (om begivenhed) an occurrence of control or strength weakening


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe relaxation of requirements.
The loosening of his grip.
The slackening of the wind.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)loosening, slackening


Mindre specifikke termerweakening


Mere specifikke termerthaw

5. relaxation (om handling) freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTook his repose by the swimming pool.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ease, repose, rest


Mindre specifikke termerinactivity


Mere specifikke termerbed rest, bedrest, dormancy, laziness, leisure, lie-in, quiescence, quiescency, sleeping

6. relaxation (om handling) a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)relaxation method


Mindre specifikke termermathematical operation, mathematical process, operation

7. relaxation (om handling) the act of making less strict


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)liberalisation, liberalization


Mindre specifikke termeralleviation, easement, easing, relief









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