time-re|lease


time-re|lease
time-re|lease «TYM rih LEES», adjective.
made to be released in the body at intervals of time so as to extend the medicinal effect over a long period: »

a time-release medicine, drug, or capsule.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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