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narrow US English

(Especially of something that is considerably longer or higher than it is wide) of small width

ne'er a US English

Never a; not a, not a single; no. Frequently in ne'er a one.

narrow US Thesaurus

the path became narrow

narrow axe US English

An axe with a narrow head, used primarily for chopping; opposed to broad-axe.

narrow cell US English

Literary. A very small room, especially a hermit's cell.

narrow-cut US English

Photography (of an optical filter) transmitting only a narrow band of wavelengths, or having a sharp boundary between transmitted and absorbed wavelengths.

narrow dock US English

Any of several species of dock (genus Rumex), especially yellow (or curled) dock, R. crispus.

narrow-eyed US English

Observing closely or suspiciously; scrutinizing.

narrow-leaf US English

= narrow-leaved.

narrow seas US English

The English Channel and the Irish Sea

narrow work US English

A narrow gallery driven into a seam, vein, etc.; a system of mining that makes use of such passages.

narrow-angle US English

Spanning or involving a narrow angle; especially designating or relating to a lens with a long focal length and a narrow angle of view.

narrow cloth US English

Cloth under 52 inches (approx. 132 cm) wide.

narrow escape US English

A situation in which an accident or other unfortunate incident is barely avoided

narrow front US English

A formation assumed by troops advancing in column; also in extended use.

narrow gauge US English

A railroad gauge that is narrower than the standard gauge of 56.5 inches (143.5 cm)

narrow goods US English

(In haberdashery) braid, ribbons, bindings, etc.

narrow-gutted US English

Mean, small-minded.

narrow house US English

The grave.

narrow-leaved US English

Having narrow leaves. Chiefly in plant names.

narrow-minded US English

Not willing to listen to or tolerate other people’s views; prejudiced

narrow money US English

Money in forms that can be used as a medium of exchange, generally banknotes, coins, and certain balances held by banks

narrow-necked US English

Of a container: having a narrow neck.

narrow-range US English

Restricted in incidence or scope.

narrow-souled US English

Lacking in breadth of view or feeling; ungenerous.

narrow squeak US English

An escape or victory that is narrowly achieved

narrow wares US English

= narrow goods.

narrow weaver US English

A weaver of narrow cloth or goods.

narrow-minded US Thesaurus

our school has no place for such narrow-minded teaching

narrow-hearted US English

Mean, ungenerous; ignoble; restricted in emotion or feeling, hard-hearted.

narrow-mouthed US English

Of a container: having a small mouth or opening.

narrow-sighted US English

Having a narrow field of vision; (figurative) narrow-minded, blinkered.

narrow-spirited US English

Mean-spirited, wanting in generous or liberal feelings.

narrow-heartedness US English

Meanness, lack of generosity; pusillanimity.

narrow-leaved dock US English

= narrow dock.

narrow something down US English

Reduce the number of possibilities or options of something

narrow-angle glaucoma US English

= angle-closure glaucoma.

narrow-leaved vetch US English

A European vetch of dry grassland, Vicia angustifolia, naturalized in the United States and now usually regarded as comprising two subspecies of the common vetch, V. sativa subsp. nigra and subsp. segetalis.

the straight and narrow US English

The honest and morally acceptable way of living

narrow-leaved everlasting pea US English

A European vetchling, Lathyrus sylvestris, of hedges and wood borders, especially on chalk and limestone, which has narrower leaves and duller flowers than L. latifolius (the everlasting pea grown in gardens).

narrow something down in narrow US English

Reduce the number of possibilities or options of something

narrowband US English

Of or involving signals over a narrow range of frequencies

narrowboat US English

A canal boat less than 7 feet (2.1 m) wide with a maximum length of 70 feet (21.3 m) and steered with a tiller rather than a wheel

narrowcast US English

Transmit a television program, especially by cable, or otherwise disseminate information, to a comparatively small audience defined by special interest or geographical location

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