- 有限的，范围小的 ，受限制的
- 狭窄的,狭隘的 small from one side to the other, especially not wide; limited in range or effect
- [A]勉强的,险胜的 almost not enough or only just successful
- vt. & vi. (使)变窄 (cause to) become narrow
- a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
- not wide;
"a narrow bridge"
"a narrow line across the page"
- limited in size or scope;
"the narrow sense of a word"
- lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view;
"a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"
- very limited in degree;
"won by a narrow margin"
"a narrow escape"
- characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination;
"a minute inspection of the grounds"
"a narrow scrutiny"
"an exact and minute report"
- make or become more narrow or restricted;
"The selection was narrowed"
"The road narrowed"
- define clearly;
"I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"
- become more focus on an area of activity or field of study;
"She specializes in Near Eastern history"
- become tight or as if tight;
"Her throat constricted"
- The shop sells only a narrow range of goods.
- The heavy traffic crawled through the narrow tunnel.
- The gate is too narrow for a car.
- What does the word mean in its narrowest sense?
- This is an inappropriate and narrow views.
- A very narrow income has a tendency to contract the mind, and sour the temper.
- She has very narrow ideas about religion.
- This is a narrow sea that parts the French and English.
- Finally the leading ships steamed in at night through the narrow strait.
- On treacherous terrain or narrow roads, they can be attacked.
- Toucans also have a narrow, feather-like tongue.
- They planed to narrow the gap between imports and exports.
- In order to widen the road they have to narrow the pavement.
She steered the car skillfully through the narrow streets.
The approach to the house is a narrow path.
The only access to the garden is by a narrow path at the side of the house.
They closed the dog in a narrow cave.
We had to force the pipe down a narrow hole to get it through.
We had to ram the pipe down a narrow hole.
It is supported on a narrow base.
The tug eased into the narrow docking space.
The box won't wedge into such a narrow space.
When dams are new, they look like heaps of sticks sloping from a broad base to a narrow top.
His second book will appeal to a narrower audience, mainly teachers and college students.
They restricted themselves within narrow limits.
The decision was taken for narrow economic reasons, without considering its social effects.
She won the championship by a narrow margin.
Be careful when you back into the garage, the doorway is very narrow.
His world is narrow.
The bridge is too narrow for two cars to pass.
The river narrows at this point.
The road narrows here.
The gap has narrowed considerably.
In the bright sunlight she had to narrow her eyes.
The doctor narrows his study.
Living in the convent narrowed her views.
The benefit was narrowed.
- narrow down (v.+adv.)
(使)变窄; (使)减少; (使)缩小 (cause to) be limited or reduced narrow down
The search has narrowed down to a few streets where the gunman might be hiding.搜查的目标已经缩小到几条街道了,那持枪的歹徒可能就藏在那里的什么地方。narrow sth ⇔ down
The police have now narrowed down their list of suspects.警方现已缩小了嫌疑犯人数的范围。用于 be ～ed 结构
In the end the choice was narrowed down to three people who might be suitable for the job.最后,只剩下三人可供选择,看谁更适合干这种工作。
- (使)变窄; (使)减少; (使)缩小 (cause to) be limited or reduced narrow down
- narrow crack 狭窄的裂缝
- narrow escape from death 幸免于难,死里逃生
- narrow lane 狭窄的胡同
- narrow minded person 心胸狭窄的人,思想狭隘的人
- narrow mountain path 狭窄的山道
- narrow passageway 狭窄的走廊
- narrow river 狭窄的河流
- narrow road 狭窄的路
- narrow sense 狭义
- narrow space 狭窄的空间
- uncomfortably narrow 狭窄得难受的
- narrow abruptly 突然地变窄
- narrow appreciably 可觉察到地变窄
- narrow impracticably 行不通地变窄
- narrow markedly 明显地变窄
- narrow perilously 冒险地变窄
- narrow strikingly 显著地变窄
- narrow down (使)变窄,(使)减少,(使)缩小
- narrow an argument down 缩小议论范围
A narrow window twelve feet long by two feet wide.出自：B. Moore
A lane so narrow that the bushes tangled their fingers together overhead.出自：J. Gardam
Mrs. Undine hunched her narrow shoulders.出自：J. Wilcox
Below the foot-bridge of the weir the stream suddenly narrowed to half its width.出自：T. Hardy
Stephen's concerns narrowed to practical matters: how soon he could leave.出自：I. McEwan
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的nerau，意为窄的。
- narrow:narrow n. 狭窄部分, 海峡, 隘路adj. 狭窄的, 精密的, 严密的, 有限的, 气量小的, 勉强的, 眼光短浅的vi. 变窄vt. 使变狭窄, 使缩小习惯用语narrow down 减少…