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Definition of Narrowest
NarrowestNarrow Nar"row, a. [Compar. Narrower; superl. Narrowest.]
[OE. narwe, naru, AS. nearu; akin to OS. naru, naro.]
1. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; having little
distance from side to side; as, a narrow board; a narrow
street; a narrow hem.
Hath passed in safety through the narrow seas.
2. Of little extent; very limited; circumscribed.
The Jews were but a small nation, and confined to a
narrow compass in the world. --Bp. Wilkins.
3. Having but a little margin; having barely sufficient
space, time, or number, etc.; close; near; -- with special
reference to some peril or misfortune; as, a narrow shot;
a narrow escape; a narrow majority. --Dryden.
4. Limited as to means; straitened; pinching; as, narrow
5. Contracted; of limited scope; illiberal; bigoted; as, a
narrow mind; narrow views. ``A narrow understanding.'
6. Parsimonious; niggardly; covetous; selfish.
A very narrow and stinted charity. --Smalridge.
7. Scrutinizing in detail; close; accurate; exact.
But first with narrow search I must walk round This
garden, and no corner leave unspied. --Milton.
8. (Phon.) Formed (as a vowel) by a close position of some
part of the tongue in relation to the palate; or
(according to Bell) by a tense condition of the pharynx;
-- distinguished from wide; as [=e] ([=e]ve) and [=oo]
(f[=oo]d), etc., from [i^] ([i^]ll) and [oo^] (f[oo^]t),
etc. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect] 13.
Note: Narrow is not unfrequently prefixed to words,
especially to participles and adjectives, forming
compounds of obvious signification; as,
narrow-bordered, narrow-brimmed, narrow-breasted,
narrow-edged, narrow-faced, narrow-headed,
narrow-leaved, narrow-pointed, narrow-souled,
Narrow gauge. (Railroad) See Note under Gauge, n., 6.
Meaning of Narrowest from wikipedia
- bodies, the waist
is the narrowest
part of the torso. The waistline refers
to the horizontal
, or to the general
- one of the world's narrowest streets found
in the city of G****in, France. It measures
(11.41 inches) at its narrowest
- Records, the world's narrowest
in the city of Reutlingen, Germany. It ranges
from 31 centimetres
(12.2 in) at its narrowest
to 50 centimetres...
(2.9 meters) wide. Built
in 1873, it is often described
as the narrowest house
in New York. Its past tenants
Edna St. Vincent
- strait's prin****l port is Chalcis
on Euboea, located
at the strait's narrowest
point. The strait
to strong tidal currents which reverse
- and separates Asian Turkey
Turkey. One of the world's narrowest straits
used for international
navigation, the Dardanelles connects
- The Narrows
is the narrowest section
of Zion Canyon
in Zion National
Park, Utah, United
on the North
Fork of the Virgin River
- the Boston Globe
the "uncontested distinction
the narrowest house
in Boston." According
to the executive director
of the Boston
2019. "BJP's one-vote defeat
in 1999 was narrowest
in history". The Times
of India. Retrieved
2019. "The 1999 No-Trust...
- 8 West Pender Street
in Vancouver, British
Columbia, Canada, is the "narrowest commercial building
in the world" according
to the Guinness
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