verb (used with object)
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Origin of constrict
OTHER WORDS FROM constrictnon·con·strict·ed, adjectivenon·con·strict·ing, adjectiveun·con·strict·ed, adjectivewell-con·strict·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for constrict
Leaving your noggin exposed can further constrict your body’s blood flow.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular Science
It faced a coronavirus-induced layoffs of 13 employees —about half of its staff — driven by abruptly constricted advertising budgets.One year in, Protocol is starting to move on its global expansion plans|Kayleigh Barber|January 11, 2021|Digiday
The already crimped TV advertising market further constricted in the past month, though that tightness could slacken as the fourth quarter comes to a close and inventory prices come back down to earth.‘A front-loaded holiday’: TV ad market tightens even more, but may loosen up soon|Tim Peterson|December 11, 2020|Digiday
For the red dots, the muscle oxygen data suggests that this subject had a weak response in constricting blood flow to the muscles.How Does Your Brain Respond When You Hold Your Breath?|Alex Hutchinson|November 25, 2020|Outside Online
Pointed political debate might get removed, and free expression would be constricted.Why the most controversial US internet law is worth saving|Amy Nordrum|September 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I had saline mixed with Lidocaine pumped into my face to constrict my blood vessels and numb me so I could endure the zapping.Hey, Ashley Judd: I’m Puffy From Cosmetic Surgery—And Proud of It|Samantha Marshall|April 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It twines round the stems of lofty trees, which its flattened coils gradually constrict with almost life-like cruelty!Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
By virtue of this power they are enabled to constrict many dead animal matters.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
Cartilaginous or partially calcified biconcave vertebrae are always well developed; they constrict the notochord intervertebrally.
Biconcave cartilaginous vertebrae are developed, and as is the case in most fishes, constrict the notochord vertebrally.
(b.) Those in which he tries to constrict it, by reuniting its separated sides.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell