What does narrowing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narrowing(noun)

    an instance of becoming narrow

  2. narrowing(noun)

    a decrease in width

  3. narrowing(adj)

    the act of making something narrower

  4. tapered, tapering, narrowing(adj)

    becoming gradually narrower

    "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"

  5. constricting, constrictive, narrowing(adj)

    (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom


  1. narrowing(Noun)

    The part of a stocking that is narrowed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narrowing

    of Narrow

  2. Narrowing(noun)

    the act of contracting, or of making or becoming less in breadth or extent

  3. Narrowing(noun)

    the part of a stocking which is narrowed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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