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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ret(verb)

    place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue


  1. ret(Verb)

    To prepare (flax, hemp etc.) for further processing by soaking, which facilitates separation of fibers from the woody parts of the stem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ret(verb)

    see Aret

  2. Ret(verb)

    to prepare for use, as flax, by separating the fibers from the woody part by process of soaking, macerating, and other treatment

  3. Origin: [Akin to rot.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ret

    ret, v.t. to expose hemp, jute, &c. to moisture.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ret in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ret in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ret in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Thomson:

    But if you look at what's happening internationally, at the G20 there was lot of coordinated pressure coming to bear around the issue of climate change, within the next few months the Australian government is going to have to make it clear to the international community what its ambitions are post-2020. The RET is such a critical piece of policy because there's really not much left when it comes to climate policy.

  2. Tony Abbott:

    The RET represents a bipartisan solution, and we applaud the Coalition and ALP (Australian Labor Party) for achieving that, it's important that the views of all groups are heard, and that any concerns are addressed with fact and science.

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