What does narrowing mean?

Definitions for narrowing
nar·row·ing

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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

How to pronounce narrowing?

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How to say narrowing in sign language?

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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

Examples of narrowing in a Sentence

  1. Ron Kaufman:

    We have narrowed it down and it is a narrowing list, and of all the cities we have visited, the cities that seem to have the most to offer are Las Las Vegas and Charlotte.

  2. John W. Gardner:

    We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure all your life.

  3. Stanley Lau:

    There will be certain numbers of factories that will have some changes, by narrowing down the scale of the factories or moving to other places, we follow the market trend. If we won't receive sufficient orders by mid-year ... We'll have to reduce our workforce. But for now, we'd like to keep our workforce steady.

  4. Aoi Sedarat:

    If there is acid reflux, it can get aggravated by some vitamins and natural remedies, if that continues to be a problem, it can cause a narrowing in the esophagus. Taking a large bolus of anything, especially pills, it can get obstructed there.

  5. Ban Ki-moon:

    But the window of opportunity is fast narrowing.

Images & Illustrations of narrowing

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