from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of narrow.
  • n. The part of a stocking that is narrowed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of contracting, or of making or becoming less in breadth or extent.
  • n. The part of a stocking which is narrowed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In knitting, the act of reducing the breadth of the work, as by throwing two stitches into one.
  • n. The part of the work which has been thus narrowed or contracted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a decrease in width
  • n. the act of making something narrower
  • adj. becoming gradually narrower
  • adj. (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom
  • n. an instance of becoming narrow


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