Noun(1) (physiology, especially of a muscle or muscle fiber(2) the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together(3) a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds(4) the act of decreasing (something
(1) the manufacturing sector suffered a severe contraction(2) However, surges in the trade deficit need not cause general economic contraction if they are accompanied by growth of demand from other sources.(3) To show you how far down that slick slope we've slid, lexicographically speaking, consider that quaint contraction ain't.(4) ├ö├ç├┐goodbye├ö├ç├û is a contraction of ├ö├ç├┐God be with you├ö├ç├û(5) neurons control the contraction of muscles(6) The ongoing contraction of manufacturing industry and low inflation are seen as further arguments for a fresh cut.(7) It's a classic, and ├ö├ç├┐shouldn't've├ö├ç├û is such a wonderful contraction .(8) Load-induced injury occurs in two phases: an acute injury immediately after muscle contraction and a delayed or secondary injury.(9) As collagen undergoes maturation and contraction , local forces give rise to further distension of air spaces.(10) The severe economic contraction that began in the summer of 1937 seems to have brought the New Deal's legislative activism to a halt.(11) It's just a dubious contraction of the word ├ö├ç├┐fabulous├ö├ç├û.(12) This process allows synchronization of contraction throughout the heart, and is vital for proper function.(13) Often the file extension name is a contraction of a word which describes the file, for example, ├ö├ç├┐.txt├ö├ç├û is short for text.(14) I can't resist stopping for one brief second to point out that the word holiday is merely a contraction of the words holy day.(15) It is also vital for muscle contraction , and normal brain function.(16) They have not yet succeeded in skipping over the inevitable contraction of the business cycle, but they have succeeded in worsening its severity and length and delaying sound recovery.
(1) uterine contraction :: baarmoeder inkrimping
3. labor pains ::
4. abbreviation ::
5. condensation ::
1. expansion ::
Different Formscontraction, contractions
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