Constriction

Definition of Constriction

Con`stric´tion
n.1.The act of constricting by means of some inherent power or by movement or change in the thing itself, as distinguished from compression.
2.The state of being constricted; the point where a thing is constricted; a narrowing or binding.
A constriction of the parts inservient to speech.
- Grew.

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abbreviation, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, astriction, astringency, blockage, blocking, bottleneck, cervix, check, circumscription, clogging, closing up, closure, coarctation, compactedness, compaction, compression, compressure, concentration, condensation, consolidation, constringency, contraction, contracture, cramp, curtailment, decrease, delay, detainment, detention, diminuendo, fixation, foot-dragging, hampering, hindering, hindrance, holdback, holdup, hourglass, hourglass figure, impediment, inhibition, interference, interruption, isthmus, knitting, let, narrow place, narrowing, neck, negativism, nuisance value, obstruction, obstructionism, occlusion, opposition, puckering, pursing, reduction, repression, resistance, restraint, restriction, retardation, retardment, setback, shortening, solidification, squeeze, stranglehold, stranglement, strangulation, striction, stricture, suppression, systole, taper, tapering, wasp waist, wrinkling
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