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Found 3 items, similar to Shrinking.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: shrink mengerut, mengerutkan, mengkerut, menyusutkan, susut
English → English (WordNet) Definition: shrinking shrinking 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) Definition: Shrinking Shrinking \Shrink"ing\, a. & n. from Shrink. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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 become compacted. [1913 Webster] And on a broken reed he still did stay His feeble steps, which shrunk when hard thereon he lay. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] I have not found that water, by mixture of ashes, will shrink or draw into less room. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Against this fire do I shrink up. --Shak. [1913 Webster] And shrink like parchment in consuming fire. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] All the boards did shrink. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. To withdraw or retire, as from danger; to decline action from fear; to recoil, as in fear, horror, or distress. [1913 Webster] What happier natures shrink at with affright, The hard inhabitant contends is right. --Pope. [1913 Webster] They assisted us against the Thebans when you shrank from the task. --Jowett (Thucyd.) [1913 Webster] 3. To express fear, horror, or pain by contracting the body, or part of it; to shudder; to quake. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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