constrict

Definitions

Aviation

  • verb to make something narrower, especially to make the flow of gas or liquid more difficult by narrowing the passage through which it flows

Economics

  • While this word generally means to make something narrower, in economics it is commonly used for making something, especially the money supply, smaller (or perhaps to allow it to grow more slowly).

Medical

  • verb to slow down or stop the flow of something such as blood

Sports

  • verb to become narrower, or make something, especially a blood vessel, narrower
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