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constricting

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the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing
  • the constant constricting of the animal's throat had caused permanent damage
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constricting

verb , present participle of constrict

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1 to become smaller in size or volume through the drawing together of particles of matter
  • the vessel constricted, thereby reducing the flow of blood
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2 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • constricted the opening with a clamp
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