Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Produced by constraint, especially in opposition to nature; manifesting constraint, especially internal constraint or repression of emotion: as, a constrained voice; a constrained manner.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of constrain.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Marked by constraint; not free; not voluntary; embarrassed.
- adj. lacking spontaneity; not natural
“Anyone building to the notion that processor and download times are severely constrained is building to yesterdays specs and not tomorrows. blog comments powered by Disqus”
“It seems like you still got some pretty good headroom and execution on the DRAM spite, specifically with Inotera, but it sounds like your near term constrained in terms of your capacity, particularly, 34 nanometer for NAND.”
“(Q&A) It seems like you've still got some pretty good headroom and execution on the DRAM spots, specifically with Inotera, but it sounds like you're near-term constrained in terms of your capacity, particularly at 34 nanometer for NAND.”
“On the other hand, that thing is necessary, or rather constrained, which is determined by something external to itself to a fixed and definite method of existence or action.”
“The logic produced by this operation, called constrained fibring, starts by considering two logics”
“We have literally specs of gasoline that cannot be used in one section of the country that can be used in another and that creates these little pockets of what I would call constrained supply.”
“It's pretty easy for someone to sit around and call the constrained set of opportunities open to dwarfism "normal", but it's a plain fact that it simply isn't.”
“They manifestly move, and if they have no proper movement they must move by constraint: and the constrained is the same as the unnatural.”
“As the introductory discussion in my review made clear, the thesis of the book is that what Sowell calls the constrained and unconstrained visions are the central unifying ideas of two opposing traditions in political thinking which extend from Adam Smith and William Godwin in the eighteenth century down to Friedman and Hayek and Rawls and Dworkin in our own day.”
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