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

Wiktionary

  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

Numerology

  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ban Ki-moon:

    But the window of opportunity is fast narrowing.

  2. Matt Schultz:

    The field is narrowing, even if no one really drops.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    We have made progress in narrowing the gaps, but those gaps still exist.

  4. Christopher Young:

    There remains a very big gap between buyers and sellers and that hasn't been narrowing the way some expected.

  5. Darrell Gaskin:

    The good news is that disparities in mortality rates are narrowing in the major categories. However, we have long ways to go.

Images & Illustrations of narrowing

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