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Definition 1: the act of making something narrower - [noun denoting act]

(narrowing is a kind of ...) an action that changes the shape of something

Definition 2: an instance of becoming narrow - [noun denoting attribute]

(narrowing is a kind of ...) any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

"he could barely make out their shapes"

(... is a kind of narrowing ) (biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal; especially a congenital narrowing of the aorta

(... is a kind of narrowing ) the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

(... is a kind of narrowing ) a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

Definition 3: a decrease in width - [noun denoting process]

(narrowing is a kind of ...) a process of becoming smaller or shorter

Definition 4: (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for narrowing in the sense of this definition

(narrowing is similar to ...) not wide

"a narrow bridge" "a narrow line across the page"

Definition 5: becoming gradually narrower - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where narrowing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • long tapering fingers
  • trousers with tapered legs

Synonyms for narrowing in the sense of this definition

(narrowing is similar to ...) not wide

"a narrow bridge" "a narrow line across the page"

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