Restringent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Restringent Restringing; astringent; styptic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • restringent Same as restrictive.
    • n restringent An astringent or styptic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Restringent an astringent
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. restringens, p. pr.: cf. F. restringent,

Usage

In literature:

In dumb agony he plunged forward, clinging to the posts and trees until he had finished restringing and testing the wire.
"Freckles" by Gene Stratton-Porter
Emmeline this morning had just finished restringing them on a double thread.
"The Blue Lagoon" by H. de Vere Stacpoole
Rest is restringing the harp of the senses, retuning the rhythmic harmonies of the spirit.
"Supreme Personality" by Delmer Eugene Croft
As the armorer was restringing his bow, one of the natives shot an arrow at him, and he fell, mortally wounded.
"Under Drake's Flag" by G. A. Henty
My fur suit is badly in need of repair, and one of my showshoes needs restringing near the curl.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
It's three years old and wants restringing badly.
"Jacob's Ladder" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
The men rested in the glow of the fires, feathering arrows and restringing their bows.
"The Basket Woman" by Mary Austin
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In science:

En su lugar, se restringe que los entornos sean sensibles a las acciones de los agentes.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
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