retention area

re·ten·tion ar·e·a

an area of a tooth provided during its preparation for restoration that will aid in holding the restoration in place.
See also: retention groove, retention point.

re·ten·tion a·re·a

(rē-tenshŭn arē-ă)
Tooth area provided during its preparation for restoration that will aid in holding restoration in place.
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Install native plants in a stormwater retention area at Batavia High School.
The parking lot of the 47,000-square foot facility has a bio retention area.
He said that among the most alarming of these proposed amendments to HB 4296 by the Visayan bloc is reducing the number of landholdings that will be issued notices of coverage (NOC) and distributed to CARP beneficiaries by increasing to five hectares the retention area of each of the heirs of a deceased landowner instead of only five hectares allowed by CARP as retention area for the entire family of the deceased.
upwelling shadow (US), coastal front (CF), retention area (RA), cceanic front (OF)) explained a significant part of the spatial distribution of all ichthyoplankton (r = 0.
When the water reaches the evaporators, it is turned into a fine mist and then blown by a series of large oscillating fans into or over a large water source, such as a lake, retention area or dam.
Fleming, the board chairman, said the Grafton & Upton Railroad has put in an impermeable area under the transfer facility and is putting in a retention area to capture drainage.
In the retention area, it was our mentor program--what we call our career adviser program--and really putting accountability behind that program, making sure that we were matching people in the fight service area together and that everybody was engaged in the program and making a commitment to it.
Acting for Mr Jones Tim Smith said: "Mr Jones asked for the party to follow him to the water retention area but no representatives of the school followed.
Even at that, the needed retention area is greatly reduced from what is required for an impermeable structure.
Each tile is of a cellular design, comprising a raised anti-slip surface moulded into a surrounding retention area for capturing spills from acids, alkalis, water, oils and other liquids.
91-59 overemphasized the role of penalties in the record retention area.