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Abducting

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1. abducent, abducting

especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

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Abducting

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verb (transitive)
1. 
to remove (a person) by force or cunning; kidnap
2. 
(of certain muscles) to pull (a leg, arm, etc) away from the median axis of the body
Compare adduct

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Abducting

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verb transitive
1. 
to take (a person) away unlawfully and by force or fraud; kidnap
2.  Physiology
to pull (a part of the body) away from the median axis: said of a muscle
see also adduct

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Abducting

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tr.v. ab·duct·ed, ab·duct·ing, ab·ducts
1. To carry off by force; kidnap.
2. Physiology To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.

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