Definition of "ret" []

  • To moisten or soak (flax, for example) in order to soften and separate the fibers by partial rotting. (verb-transitive)
  • To become so moistened or soaked. (verb-intransitive)
  • To moisten or soak (flax, hemp, jute, etc) to promote bacterial action in order to facilitate separation of the fibres from the woody tissue by beating (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ret" in a sentence
  • "StringTrimLeft, stack, stack, \% pos+2 len -- if (! islabel (ret)) msgbox Label \% ret\% not found"
  • "Méret is arguably the most arresting figure of all, especially since her responses to the rise and fall of the Nazis become the book's sobering theme."
  • "USAF, ret is running for Fla Congressional district seat – he spoke and stated that when he gets into congress he will introduce impeachment proceedings against Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice for Treason."