Coarct
Coarct Co*arct", Coarctate Co*arc"tate, v. t. [See {Coarctate}, a.] 1. To press together; to crowd; to straiten; to confine closely. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To restrain; to confine. [Obs.] --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]


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  • coarct — adj. coarctate, having a hard covering, shelled (about an insect or chrysalis); pressed together; constricted, narrowed (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coarct — (L). Pressed together …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • coarct — co·arct …   English syllables

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  • coarct — kōˈärkt, ȧkt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English coarten, coharten, from Latin coarctare, coartare more at coarctate 1. a. obsolete : to press or draw together b …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Coarctate — Coarct Co*arct , Coarctate Co*arc tate, v. t. [See {Coarctate}, a.] 1. To press together; to crowd; to straiten; to confine closely. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To restrain; to confine. [Obs.] Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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