- retraction nystagmus,
Origin of retraction
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The prepuce sometimes is not to be withdrawn, and the struggles of the animal are excessive when its retraction is attempted.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson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
late 14c., "withdrawal of an opinion," from Latin retractionem (nominative retractio) "a drawing back, hesitation, refusal," noun of action from past participle stem of retractare "revoke, cancel," from re- "back" (see re-) + tractere "draw violently," frequentative of trahere "to draw" (see tract (n.1)). Originally the title of a book by St. Augustine correcting his former writings. Meaning "recantation of opinion with admission of error" is from 1540s.