constriction constriction  /kən ˈstrɪk ʃən/


  1. (n) a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
  2. (n) tight or narrow compression
  3. (n) a tight feeling in some part of the body
  4. (n) the action or process of compressing


  • Looking Forward & Backward—For An Entire City Block

    When Don Wunderlee moved his studio from Westville to Erector Square, he had to cram into a reduced 400 square feet of space and hang his paintings-in-progress chock-a-block and atop each other. That constriction gave him some new visual ideas that he now has plenty of room to show off. They’re hanging in a unique new gallery space in town that is literally a city block long.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Haven Independent

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  1. "I think so," said Salazar. "It's a trampling on a freedom that we cherish in this country that's a universal freedom. I don't think that kind of constriction on something that is such an international global celebration is something that...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Ken Salazar Source:

  2. "Since the election of the Rudd government there has been a noticeable constriction of the flow of information from the bureaucracy to the senate estimates committee," Senator Brandis said.
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: George Brandis Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "If one is talking about what are effective sanctions, they must include the constriction of the export of oil from Iran and the import of refined oil into Iran," Netanyahu said Monday in a speech to the Jewish Agency for Israel's board of...
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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