narrow narrow  /ˈnɛ roʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  2. (v) make or become more narrow or restricted
  3. (v) define clearly
  4. (v) become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
  5. (v) become tight or as if tight
  6. (adj) not wide
  7. (adj) limited in size or scope
  8. (adj) lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
  9. (adj) very limited in degree
  10. (adj) characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

Usage(s):

  1. The caves faced a narrow valley that twisted its way through mountain ridges that seem to overlap as they rise toward the White Mountains.
  2. He decided to lay narrow-gauge tracks, reasoning that that would be the only practical means of scaling the Rockies.
  3. The streets would be narrow and end in cul-de-sacs.

News

  1. Jury selection in Zimmerman trial enters Day 3- Meet the potential jurors in Zimmerman trial- Special Coverage ...

    Attorneys trying to narrow down a pool of potential jurors in the George Zimmerman case may finally get a chance to delve deeper Wednesday, as the trial for the Florida neighborhood watch captain accused of murdering teen Trayvon Martin enters its third day.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Jury selection enters Day 3 in Zimmerman trial

    SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys trying to narrow down a pool of potential jurors for George Zimmerman's high-profile murder trial are getting closer to being allowed to ask the candidates more detailed questions about their lives.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. New Super-Narrow Bezel LED Monitor Wall by Mitsubishi Electric Being Shown at InfoComm

    Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. announces its new line of super-narrow bezel monitors designed for digital signage and other light-use video wall applications. Virtually seamless when ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The gaps have narrowed," said Daniel Shapiro, senior Middle East director at the National Security Council, told reporters on Friday. "And we believe there are opportunities to further narrow those gaps, to allow the sides to take that next...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Daniel Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Unfortunately, the measure was defeated by a narrow margin," President Bush said in a brief televised address at the White House. "I'm disappointed by the outcome, but I assure our citizens, and citizens around the world, that this is not...
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Bay News 9

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