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Another word for constriction

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Noun
  1. A becoming narrow or narrower

    See also:

    wide

  2. A compressing of something

      1. The act or process of compressing.
      2. (Computers) The process by which data is compressed into a form that minimizes the space required to store or transmit it.
      3. The process by which the working substance in a heat engine, such as the vapor mixture in the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine, is compressed.
      1. A squeezing or being squeezed; hard or close pressure
      2. (Informal) Pressure or influence brought to bear, as in extortion
      3. A facsimile impression made by pressing a soft substance onto something, as a coin or inscription
    See also:

    tighten

Another word for constriction

Noun
  1. The act of constricting

    See also:

    contraction

  2. That which constricts

    See also:

    stricture