Übersetzung von “contraction” — Englisch–Russisch Wörterbuch

contraction

noun uk /kənˈtrækʃən/ us
MUSCLE [ C ]

a strong, painful movement of the muscles that a woman has when she is having a baby

родовая схватка
She was having contractions every ten minutes.
WORD [ C ]

a short form of a word or group of words

сокращенная форма
'Won't' is a contraction of 'will not'.
REDUCTION [ U ]

an action in which something becomes smaller or shorter

уменьшение, сокращение

(Übersetzung von “contraction” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Russisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)