|1.||rest or refreshment, as after work or effort; recreation|
|2.||a form of rest or recreation: his relaxation is cricket|
|3.||a partial lessening of a punishment, duty, etc|
|4.||the act of relaxing or state of being relaxed|
|5.||physics the return of a system to equilibrium after a displacement from this state|
|6.||maths a method by which errors resulting from an approximation are reduced by using new approximations|
relaxation re·lax·a·tion (rē'lāk-sā'shən)
The act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed.
Refreshment of body or mind.
A loosening or slackening.
The lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers.