constriction

[ kuhn-strik-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF constriction

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSTRICTION

He seemed to strive, to say more, but failed for the constriction of his throat.

Constriction of life, owing to this narrowness of culture, must no longer be encouraged.

Mr. Osborne complained of constriction of the chest—but this soon wore off.

The river became mildly excited, as if in protest at the constriction.

The gunboats had cut the coils, and loosened the constriction.

Both medullary shells spheroidal, one-third as broad as the constriction of the cortical shell, whose surface is quite smooth.

The second constriction, which separates the second and third joints (thorax and abdomen) is called the lumbar constriction.

He was tired and hungry; his muscles ached from the constriction of the suit.

The tube is then sealed in the flame at the small end and also at the constriction.

There was nothing to indicate in what manner the constriction had occurred.

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