Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. relaxare,; pref. re-, re- + laxare, to loose, to slacken, from laxus, loose. See Lax, and cf. Relay (n.) Release
The girl was out from under his knee at the first relaxation of pressure.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
She seemed to love the ease, the relaxation, the small luxuries.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
What she expected of Harry, a violent act or a quick relaxation of his iron mood, she had not time to consider, for the shopkeeper had moved.
"The Coast of Chance" by Esther Chamberlain
Marian's grip on my arm relaxed and she stepped back.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
And then, they relax, they contract.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Seat yourselves in these chairs and relax.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
He heard an indignant squeal and relaxed with a little laugh.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
Rest and relaxation are quite necessary for men and women even in the best of health.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
They relaxed most of the afternoon, swimming and indulging in a few wrestling matches.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Trigger told herself to relax.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
Relaxation! just say whither
Are we to go forth to get it;
Of that comfort I get little--
"The Two Lovers Of Heaven: Chrysanthus And Daria - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
And not in vain in this soft air
Shall hard-strung nerves relax,
Not all in vain the o'erworn brain
Forego its daily tax.
"June On The Merrimac" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Is thy wrath at last relaxing?
Art thou merciful, once more?
Yea, behold the torrent waxing!
Yea, behold the flooded shore!
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Cool grows the sick and feverish calm,
Relaxed the frosty twine.--
The pine-tree dreameth of the palm,
The palm-tree of the pine.
"The Palm And The Pine" by Heinrich Heine
For e'en at times, I saw thy face
Relax, and look with pity down,
On struggling, weary mortals here,
Without one scornful glance or frown.
"Happiness" by Thomas Frederick Young
Aye! well may thy brow relax its gloom,
For a talisman hast thou
’Gainst hopes that are blighted in their bloom,
’Gainst scornful look or brow—
Her heart is a high and a holy throne
Where monarch supreme thou reignest alone.
"Husband And Wife" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
Thankfully, its fruity floral scent is more "relaxing spa" than "teenybopper body mist.".
Cuba's government is relaxing its grip on the economy with a host of reforms.
On a hot summer day, what's better than a nice, relaxing bike ride.
I for one have not a clue why crocheting is deemed a "grandma hobby", I find it relaxing.
If the European Union votes next week to relax encryption regulations, the United States says it will take similar steps.
Imagine you're on the back porch, just after dusk, relaxing with a couple of friends.
Whether you are seeking friendship, love, forgiveness or just a place to relax and unwind & share stories from the heart, Delilah can help you.
According to new research from the University of Kansas, grinning helps you relax when you're stressed.
EVANSVILLE — Stephanie Milan, 18, was relaxing in her family's living room Thursday watching the Food Network when a heavily armed squad of Evansville police officers arrived on the front porch.
Dilly Deli features local favorites with relaxed flair.
Enlarge Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger Steve Cemeli with his dog Roscoe, left, talks to Lisa Klepp and her schnauzer Rudi as the bulldog maple relaxes as her sister's owner Cheri Miles talks to another dog owner.
One of the most relaxing vacations I ever spent was with my wife on Deer Isle, Maine.
Winter in Alaska — it's supposed to be this relaxing time to curl up in your cabin and take up quilting or write the Great American Novel.
Some of the bikers were on the field while others relaxed in lawn chairs or on the ground.
Vacations for us are fun, relaxing, and almost always educational.
Next we study the mechanism of transition from the initial relaxation (14) to the exponential relaxation.
Nonexponential Relaxation of Magnetization at the Resonant Tunneling Point under a Fluctuating Random Noise
Using the nonlinear residual equation as the basis for your relaxation scheme, relax Eq. (4.17) on level 2h, resulting in an improved approximation u2h .
Variational Principles in General Relativity
This is called violent relaxation, chaotic mixing or inviscid relaxation.
Generalized thermodynamics and Fokker-Planck equations. Applications to stellar dynamics, two-dimensional turbulence and Jupiter's great red spot
However, this return occurs on the Maxwell time scale, which is long compared to the relaxation time of the relaxation center.
Energy landscape - a key concept for the dynamics of glasses and liquids
It allows us to relax the nearest neighbors of site i independently of each other and before site i is relaxed.
Random Field Ising Model