Definisi 'contraction'

English to English
noun
1 (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber) Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together Terjemahkan
Example:
the contraction of a gas on cooling
source: wordnet30

3 a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds Terjemahkan
Example:
`won't' is a contraction of `will not'
`o'clock' is a contraction of `of the clock'
source: wordnet30

4 the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

5 The act or process of contracting, shortening, or shrinking; the state of being contracted; as, contraction of the heart, of the pupil of the eye, or of a tendon; the contraction produced by cold. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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