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relaxation
'relaxation' - used as a noun
1. (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
2. (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
3. a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry
4. an occurrence of control or strength weakening
the relaxation of requirements
5. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
6. a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
7. the act of making less strict
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What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. - Click here to find out.
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