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Constriction

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Noun

1. bottleneck, chokepoint, constriction

a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

2. coarctation, constriction

tight or narrow compression

3. constriction, tightness

a tight feeling in some part of the body

Example Sentences:
'he felt a constriction in her chest'
'she felt an alarming tightness in her chest'
'emotion caused a constriction of his throat'

4. constriction

the action or process of compressing

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Constriction

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noun
1. 
a feeling of tightness in some part of the body, such as the chest
2. 
the act of constricting or condition of being constricted
3. 
something that is constricted
4. genetics
a localized narrow region of a chromosome, esp at the centromere

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Constriction

see synonyms of constriction
noun
1. 
a constricting or being constricted; contraction or restriction
2. 
a feeling of tightness or pressure, as in the chest
3. 
something that constricts
4. 
a constricted part

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Constriction

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n.
1.
a. The act or process of constricting.
b. The condition or result of being constricted.
c. Something that constricts.
2. A feeling of tightness or pressure: Fear caused a sudden constriction in my chest.
3. A constricted or narrow part.

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