- adj. 有限的；狭窄的；精密的；度量小的
- n. 海峡；隘路；狭窄部份
- v. 变窄
- 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
"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"
"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
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.
In the end the choice was narrowed down to three people who might be suitable for the job.
- 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nearu，意为窄的。