Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A drawing or pressing together.

Etymologies

Latin strictio. See stringent. (Wiktionary)

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