to become narrow

to become narrow
to become (to get) narrow сужаться

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  • narrow — adj., n., & v. adj. (narrower, narrowest) 1 a of small width in proportion to length; lacking breadth. b confined or confining; constricted (within narrow bounds). 2 of limited scope; restricted (in the narrowest sense). 3 with little margin (a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Narrow gauge railways in Saxony — The narrow gauge railways in Saxony was once the largest single operator narrow gauge railway network in Germany. At its peak shortly after World War I the network had more than 500 km (311 mi) of tracks. At first, it was primarily… …   Wikipedia

  • Narrow banking — is a proposed type of bank called a narrow bank also called a safe bank. Ultimately, if adopted widely, this could lead to an entirely new banking system. Narrow banks can, by risk reduction measures designed into the narrow bank, significantly… …   Wikipedia

  • Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel — Narrow barred Spanish mackerel. King Mackerel (South Africa) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • narrow — ► ADJECTIVE (narrower, narrowest) 1) of small width in comparison to length. 2) limited in extent, amount, or scope. 3) barely achieved: a narrow escape. ► VERB 1) become or make narrower. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • Narrow — Nar row, v. i. 1. To become less broad; to contract; to become narrower; as, the sea narrows into a strait. [1913 Webster] 2. (Man.) Not to step out enough to the one hand or the other; as, a horse narrows. Farrier s Dict. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • narrow — ▪ I. narrow nar‧row 1 [ˈnærəʊ ǁ roʊ] adjective 1. small in amount: • The polls give Mr. Edwards a narrow lead. • Analysts had expected a narrow decline in pretax earnings. • The Senate rejected the bid by a narrow margin ( …   Financial and business terms

  • narrow — 1 adjective 1 NOT WIDE not wide, especially in comparison with length or with what is usual: a narrow winding valley | a long narrow room | There are plans to widen the narrowest sections of the road. compare broad 1 (1) opposite wide 1 (1) 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • narrow — 1. adjective 1) the path became narrow Syn: small, tapered, tapering, narrowing; archaic strait Ant: wide, broad 2) her narrow waist Syn: slender, slim …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • narrow — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb 1 of a road/river/gap/range ADVERB ▪ considerably, significantly ▪ The gap between the candidates has narrowed significantly. ▪ a little, slightly, etc …   Collocations dictionary

  • narrow — nar|row1 W2S3 [ˈnærəu US rou] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not wide)¦ 2 narrow escape 3 narrow victory/defeat/majority/margin etc 4¦(ideas/attitudes)¦ 5 narrow sense/definition 6¦(limited)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: nearu] 1.) ¦(NOT WIDE)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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