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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Shrinking(0.01403 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Shrinking.
English → Indonesian (quick)
mengerut, mengerutkan, mengkerut, menyusutkan, susut
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: process or result of becoming less or smaller; “the material
lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage” [syn: shrinkage]
2: the act of becoming less
English → English (gcide)
a. & n. from Shrink.
Shrinking head (Founding), a body of molten metal connected
with a mold for the purpose of supplying metal to
compensate for the shrinkage of the casting; -- called
also sinking head, and riser.
Shrink \Shrink\, v. i. [imp. Shrankor Shrunkp. p. Shrunk
or Shrunken, but the latter is now seldom used except as a
participial adjective; p. pr. & vb. n. Shrinking.] [OE.
shrinken, schrinken, AS. scrincan; akin to OD. schrincken,
and probably to Sw. skrynka a wrinkle, skrynkla to wrinkle,
to rumple, and E. shrimp, n. & v., scrimp. CF. Shrimp.]
1. To wrinkle, bend, or curl; to shrivel; hence, to contract
into a less extent or compass; to gather together; to
And on a broken reed he still did stay
His feeble steps, which shrunk when hard thereon he
I have not found that water, by mixture of ashes,
will shrink or draw into less room. --Bacon.
Against this fire do I shrink up. --Shak.
And shrink like parchment in consuming fire.
All the boards did shrink. --Coleridge.
2. To withdraw or retire, as from danger; to decline action
from fear; to recoil, as in fear, horror, or distress.
What happier natures shrink at with affright,
The hard inhabitant contends is right. --Pope.
They assisted us against the Thebans when you shrank
from the task. --Jowett
3. To express fear, horror, or pain by contracting the body,
or part of it; to shudder; to quake. [R.] --Shak.