Origin of retraction
Related formsnon·re·trac·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for retraction
KERMIT: Yes—just trying to save The Daily Beast from having to issue a retraction.Exclusive: Kermit the Frog Grills Miss Piggy About ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ Dating, and Hollywood|Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Barricade offered to print a correction or a retraction, but every offer was rebuffed.Sheldon Adelson, the Billionaire Who Bankrupted Me|John L. Smith|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This time, there was no retraction, and Clash quickly resigned from Sesame Street.‘I Always Felt It Was Creepy’: Stories of Sex With Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash|Maria Elena Fernandez|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Second, Skyfall is nowhere near as awesome as Casino Royale, so you need to offer a retraction on that as well.Is ‘Skyfall’ the Best (and Gayest) James Bond Movie Yet?|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But one kinda doubts a bureaucrat would lie and then demand a retraction.
The prepuce sometimes is not to be withdrawn, and the struggles of the animal are excessive when its retraction is attempted.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The iris, as a rule, hangs free from the cornea, often tremulous because of retraction of the lens beyond the iris plane.Glaucoma|Various
I trust that you are not going to make a fool of yourself by any apology or retraction in any quarter.
In fact, she began a sort of retraction, a hurried little soothing away of her impolitic and fairly conclusive remarks.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
The dotted line C shows the retraction of the diaphragm and of the abdominal muscles in forced clavicular inspiration.The Mechanism of the Human Voice|Emil Behnke