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Our glossary explains technical terms from the area water research. We hope it facilitates the understanding of this publication. If you have comments or suggestions, please use our feedback form!
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Retardation

This term is taken from the Latin word “retardare” (= delay) and is used in the context of material transport. It describes the deceleration of a substance relative to the moving medium in which it is transported.

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