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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of bending backward; An articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth; A turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part.

Usage examples (6)
  • They were ok on vowel length but had a lot of trouble with retroflection.
  • Richardson, P.; Hufford, G.E.; Limeburner, R. 1994: North Brazil current retroflection eddies.
  • Every retroflection is simple, robust, and full, with a lot of resilience and tension.
  • Trying to intend to her the total visual backwash of the images I am providing in colour scheme with her retroflection and thereness on apogee. for more
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