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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·lax·a·tion /ˌriˌlækˈseʃən, rɪˌlæk, ||ˌrɛlək-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·lax·ation =/ˌrɪˌlækˈseʃən, rɪˌlæk, <ɪ>ɛsp ɑrɪtɪʃ ˌrɛlək-/= 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·lax·a·tion n.
 1. The act or process of relaxing, or the state of being relaxed; as, relaxation of the muscles; relaxation of a law.
 2. Remission from attention and effort; indulgence in recreation, diversion, or amusement. “Hours of careless relaxation.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or
           muscle fibers
      2: (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium
         after a disturbance [syn: relaxation behavior]
      3: a state of refreshing tranquility [syn: easiness]
      4: an occurrence of control or strength weakening; "the
         relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip";
         "the slackening of the wind" [syn: loosening, slackening]
      5: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility);
         "took his repose by the swimming pool" [syn: rest, ease,
      6: a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a
         solution and then reducing the errors that result by
         successive approximations until all the errors are less
         than some specified amount [syn: relaxation method]
      7: the act of making less strict [syn: liberalization, liberalisation]