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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·strict v. t. [imp. & p. p. Constricted; p. pr. & vb. n. Constricting.]  To draw together; to render narrower or smaller; to bind; to cramp; to contract or cause to shrink.
    Such things as constrict the fibers.   --Arbuthnot.
    Membranous organs inclosing a cavity which their contraction serves to constrict.   --Todd & Bowman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: hindering freedom of movement; "tight garments are
             uncomfortably binding" [syn: binding]
      2: (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom [syn: constrictive,