Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A drawing or pressing together.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.
  • noun (Geom.) the line on a skew surface that cuts each generator in that point of it that is nearest to the succeeding generator.

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

Etymologies

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Latin strictio. See stringent.

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