non-protraction

protraction

[proh-trak-shuhn, pruh-]
noun
1.
the act of protracting; prolongation; extension.
3.
something that is protracted.
4.
a drawing or rendering to scale.

Origin:
1525–35; < Late Latin prōtractiōn- (stem of prōtractiō) prolongation. See protract, -ion

nonprotraction, noun
overprotraction, noun
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protraction (prəˈtrækʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or process of protracting
2.  the state or condition of being protracted
3.  a prolongation or protrusion
4.  an extension of something in time or space
5.  something that is extended in time or space
6.  the irregular lengthening of a syllable that is usually short

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protraction pro·trac·tion (prō-trāk'shən, prə-)
n.
Extension of teeth or other maxillary or mandibular structures into a position anterior to the normal position.

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