Synonyms and Antonyms of contraction
the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing most substances undergo contraction when cooled Synonyms compacting, compaction, condensation, condensing, constricting, constriction, contracting, compression, squeeze, squeezing, telescopingRelated Words abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), curtailment, shortening; concentration, consolidation; simplification, streamlining; decreasing, diminishment, lesseningNear Antonyms dilation, dispersion, dissipation, scattering; distension (or distention), inflation, swellingAntonyms decompression, expansion
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