Synonyms and related words:
abbreviation, astriction, astringency, ban, bar, barring, blockade, bottleneck, boycott, cervix, circumscription, coarctation, compactedness, compaction, compression, compressure, concentration, condensation, confining, consolidation, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, cramping, curtailment, debarment, debarring, decrease, demarcation, diminuendo, disentanglement, disinvolvement, distillation, embargo, exception, exclusion, hourglass, hourglass figure, inadmissibility, injunction, isthmus, knitting, limitative, limiting, lockout, narrow place, neck, nonadmission, omission, preclusion, prohibition, puckering, purification, pursing, reduction, refinement, rejection, relegation, repudiation, restricting, restriction, restrictive, shortening, simplification, solidification, stranglement, strangulation, streamlining, striction, stricture, stripping, stripping down, systole, taboo, taper, tapering, uncluttering, unscrambling, unsnarling, wasp waist, wrinkling

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  • Narrowing — Narrow Nar row, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Narrowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Narrowing}.] [AS. nearwian.] 1. To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a smaller compass; to reduce the width or extent of. Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. To contract …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • narrowing — Смотри Пережим …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • narrowing — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shortening, restricting, lessening; see abbreviation 2 , contraction 1 , reduction 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • narrowing — nar·row || nærəʊ v. make narrow, limit, restrict; contract, lessen in width, taper adj. tight, strait; reduced; narrow minded; not wide n. narrow place (valley, mountain pass, etc.); narrow passage …   English contemporary dictionary

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