re|lax|a|tion [ˌri:lækˈseıʃən] n
1.) [U and C]
a way of resting and enjoying yourself
I play the piano for relaxation.
Meditation allows you to enter a state of deep relaxation .
2.) [U]
the process of making rules on the control of something less strict
relaxation of
a relaxation of government regulations

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.


См. также в других словарях:

  • RELAXATION — RELAXATI Détente psychosomatique contrôlée. Déjà en latin relaxatio signifiait relâchement d’un prisonnier et détente, repos. Le vieux français garda les deux sens, faisant de relaxation un doublet un peu pédant de relâchement (H. de Mondeville,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Relaxation — may refer to: *Human relaxation is the art and science of doing nothing regardless of the outer activity including physical and/or mental tension. A human condition of flowing vital energy binging about a state of improved health and well being.… …   Wikipedia

  • Relaxation — Re lax*a tion (r? l?ks ? sh?n;277), n. [L. relaxatio; cf. F. relaxation.] 1. The act or process of relaxing, or the state of being relaxed; as, relaxation of the muscles; relaxation of a law. [1913 Webster] 2. Remission from attention and effort; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Relaxation — (zum Teil synonym auch Relaxierung) bezeichnet in den Naturwissenschaften (insbesondere in Physik, Chemie, Materialwissenschaften) den Übergang eines Systems in seinen Grundzustand oder in einen Gleichgewichtszustand (häufig nach einer Anregung) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Relaxation — (Таланг,Таиланд) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: 92/2 Moo 2 T. Srisoonthorn, A …   Каталог отелей

  • relaxation — Relaxation. s. f. Terme de Droit Canon, qui n a guere d usage que dans cette phrase. Relaxation des peines Canoniques, qui signifie Diminution, ou entiere remission des peines Canoniques. On appelle, Relaxation de nerfs, La foiblesse qui survient …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • relaxation — relaxation. См. релаксация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Relaxation — (lat.), Erschlaffung der Gewebe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • relaxation — index enjoyment (pleasure), informality, leave (absence), mitigation, mollification, pause, remis …   Law dictionary

  • relaxation — 1520s, “remission of a burden or penalty,” L. relaxationem (nom. relaxatio), noun of action from pp. stem of relaxare (see RELAX (Cf. relax)). Meaning “relief from hard work or ordinary cares” is from 1540s …   Etymology dictionary

  • relaxation — *rest, repose, leisure, ease, comfort Analogous words: amusement, diversion, recreation (see under AMUSE vb): relieving or relief, assuagement, alleviation, mitigation (see corresponding verbs at RELIEVE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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