retaining

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property of holding together and retaining its shape body , consistence , consistency
unpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer brown rice
fleshy, water- retaining, prickly plant native to desert regions cactus
retaining wall curb , revetment
retired but retaining honorary title emeritus
professor retired but retaining honorary title emeritus
ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape ha-ha , haw-haw , sunk fence
act of retaining something holding , keeping , retention
power of retaining and recalling past experience memory , retention , retentiveness , retentivity
modern Lamarckian theory emphasizing the importance of environmental factors in genetic changes and retaining the notion of the inheritance of acquired characters Neo-Lamarckism
power of retaining liquid retention , retentiveness , retentivity
property of retaining possessions that have been acquired retentiveness , retentivity
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