Definition of Constraining

1. Adjective. Restricting the scope or freedom of action.

Exact synonyms: Confining, Constrictive, Limiting, Restricting
Similar to: Restrictive



Definition of Constraining

1. Verb. (present participle of constrain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Constraining

1. constrain [v] - See also: constrain

Lexicographical Neighbors of Constraining

constitutive heterochromatin
constitutive mutant
constitutively
constitutiveness
constness
constr.
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constrainable
constrained
constrainedly
constrainedness
constrainer
constrainers
constrainest
constraineth
constraining (current term)
constrains
constraint
constraintive
constraints
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constriction ring
constrictions
constrictions of ureter
constrictive
constrictive bronchiolitis

Literary usage of Constraining

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Balancing of Engines by William Ernest Dalby (1902)
"for revolutions per minute, N,.or revolutions per second, n, by the relations — W The different forms in which the magnitude of the constraining force may ..."

2. Text-book of Mechanics by jr Louis Adolphe Martin (1907)
"CHAPTER VI CONSTRAINED MOTION SECTION XVI REACTION OF THE constraining CURVE ... Find the reaction of a smooth constraining curve upon a particle of mass m ..."

3. A Collection of Problems in Illustration of the Principles of Theoretical by William Walton (1876)
"Motion of Particles acted on by smooth constraining lines moveable according to assigned geometrical conditions. Let Ox (fig. 161) be the axis of x, and Oy, ..."

4. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander (1854)
"... prevenient grace, although, according to the general "rule, grace is not prevenient — but there is no such thing as a constraining, irresistible grace. ..."

5. A Treatise on Gyrostatics and Rotational Motion: Theory and Applications by Andrew Gray (1918)
"constraining couple required for rolling of a body-cone on a space-cone. A uniform solid has a figure of revolution, and moves about a point so that its ..."

6. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1853)
"So 'far as satire could repay the rank cruelty of thr.t mode of constraining men's consciences, it was repaid—for the poem is full of poignant sarcasm, ..."

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