retardant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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retardantnoun [C or U], adjective

uk   /rɪˈtɑː.dənt/  us   /-ˈtɑːr-/
(a ​substance) that makes the ​progress or ​growth of something ​slower: Potted ​plants are ​commonlytreated with (a) ​growth retardant so that they ​retaintheirshape. fire/​flame retardant ​furniture (= ​furniture that does not ​burneasily)
(Definition of retardant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “retardant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 起阻滞作用的,阻止的, 阻滞剂,阻化剂…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起阻滯作用的,阻止的, 阻滯劑,阻化劑…
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