Pro*trac"tion (?), n. [L. protractio.]

1.

A drawing out, or continuing; the act of delaying the termination of a thing; prolongation; continuance; delay; as, the protraction of a debate.

A protraction only of what is worst in life. Mallock.

2. Surv. (a)

The act or process of making a plot on paper.

(b)

A plot on paper.

 

© Webster 1913.

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