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time-release

Syllabification: time-re·lease

Definition of time-release in English:

adjective

Denoting something, especially a medicine, that releases an active substance gradually.
Example sentences
  • In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration inspected manufacturers who made drugs that relied on time-release beads.
  • Currently, when other techniques are used to make these time-release capsules, it's hard to make them all of the same size.
  • By late 1995, it became clear that oral and catheter-based delivery solutions were not going to achieve the desired effectiveness, but localized, time-release delivery of a product via a stent might.

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