reduction in the rate of either hardening or setting or both, i.e., and increase in the time required to reach time initial and final setting or to develop early strength of fresh concrete, mortar, or grout
Preferential retention of contaminant movement in the subsurface resulting from adsorptive processes or solubility differences. saturated zone: the zone in which all the voids in the rock or soil are filled with water at greater than atmospheric pressure. The water table is the top of the saturated zone in an unconfined aquifer.
The actual distance of one of the doubly refracted rays behind the other as they emerge from an anisotropic particle. It depends on the different in the two refractive indices, n2 - n1, and the thickness.
The keeping back of an approaching consonant chord by prolonging one or more tones of a previous chord into the intermediate chord which follows; -- differing from suspension by resolving upwards instead of downwards.