Definitions of protraction
  1. noun
    the act of prolonging something
    synonyms: lengthening, perpetuation, prolongation
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    type of:
    continuance, continuation
    the act of continuing an activity without interruption
  2. noun
    the consequence of being lengthened in duration
    synonyms: continuation, lengthiness, prolongation
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    (music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
    type of:
    duration, length
    continuance in time
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