HyperDic: narrowing

English > 5 senses of the word narrowing:
NOUNattributenarrowingan instance of becoming narrow
processnarrowinga decrease in width
actnarrowingthe act of making something narrower
ADJECTIVEallnarrowing, tapered, taperingbecoming gradually narrower
allnarrowing, constricting, constrictive(of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom
narrowing > pronunciation
Soundsneh'rowihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > narrowing: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBecoming gradually narrower.
Synonymstapered, tapering
Broadernarrownot wide
Spanishafilado, ahusado, cónico
English > narrowing: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom.
Synonymsconstricting, constrictive
Broadernarrownot wide
Spanishconstrictivo, constringente
English > narrowing: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn instance of becoming narrow.
Narrowercoarctation(biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal
constriction, bottleneck, chokepointA narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
taperThe property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)
Broadershape, form, configuration, contour, conformationAny spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
Verbsnarrowbecome tight or as if tight
English > narrowing: 5 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningA decrease in width.
Broaderdecrease, decrementA process of becoming smaller or shorter
Oppositewidening, broadeningAn increase / increase / increase in width
Spanishangostamiento, estrechamiento
English > narrowing: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of making something narrower.
Broaderchange of shapeAn action / action that changes the shape / shape of something
Oppositewidening, broadeningThe act of making something wider
Spanishestrechamiento
Catalanestrenyiment
Verbsnarrowmake or become more narrow or restricted

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