Protraction

Definition of Protraction

Pro`trac´tion
n.1.A drawing out, or continuing; the act of delaying the termination of a thing; prolongation; continuance; delay; as, the protraction of a debate.
A protraction only of what is worst in life.
- Mallock.
2.(Surv.) The act or process of making a plot on paper.

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adjournal, adjournment, continualness, continuance, continuation, continuity, dallying, deferment, deferral, delay, elongation, endurance, extension, extension of time, lag, lengthening, lingering, maintenance, perpetuation, perseverance, persistence, postponement, procrastination, production, progress, progression, prolongation, prorogation, pursuance, putting-off, repetition, run, stay, staying power, straight course, strain, stretch, stretching, stringing out, suspension, sustained action, sustenance, tabling, tension, uninterrupted course, unremittingness, way
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