|close shave, narrow escape||close call|
|(Archaic) fumarole, volcanic crater through which gases escape||mofette|
|(Astronomy) name of a constellation close to Canis Major and Canis Minor; (Archaic) unicorn, Unicorn constellation||Monoceros|
|(British) baseboard, narrow board along the base of an interior wall||mopboard|
|(Medicine) spasm of muscles to reduce motion or agitation of areas affected by injury or disease; (in Basketball) act of going after a rival around the court to prevent him from getting close to the basket while avoiding illegal contact||guarding|
|(Nautical) forward edge of a sail; wide part near the bow of a boat, flap, front edge of sail, sail too close to wind, turn a ship toward the wind (Nautical)||luff|
|(Phonetics) made by forcing air through a narrow space (about a speech sound), consonant whose sound is made by forcing air through a narrow space (Phonetics), fricative consonant, made by breath friction, spirant||fricative|
|(Scottish) narrow arm of the sea (also firth); type of fish-snaring net for catching fish||frith|
|(Scottish) narrow arm of the sea (also frith), estuary||firth|
|(Slang) kiss and caress, "make out" (usually about teenagers); kill a bird for food preparation by chopping its head off at the neck; strangle, band around pillar, cut of meat, garment part around neck, kill poultry, kiss and cuddle, long narrow finger...||neck|
|(Slang) slippery; causing or tending to cause slipping; smooth, tending to slip; tending to escape; unstable or delicate; shifty, cunning||slippy|
|(Slang) strict, meticulous; petty, narrow-minded, persnickety||pernickety|
|19th century artistic movement characterized by the practice of painting with colorful points or dots placed in close proximity to one another, divisionism, musical composition technique, style of 19C painting||pointillism|
|2 stars appearing close together, double star||optical double star|
|A chart pattern reflecting price fluctuations within a narrow range, generating a rectangular area on a chart both prior to and after sharp rises or declines.||Flag|
|a long narrow lunar lowland region near to the North Pole. It is just visible as a dark area north of Mare Imbrium and Mare Serentitatis.||Mare Frigoris|
|a narrow passage, contract or be contracted, high in protein, just enough for success, limited in size, make narrow, restrict; contract, lessen in width, taper, make or become narrow, narrow place (valley, mountain pass, etc.); narrow passage, narrow-m...||narrow|
|a space in a crystal lattice, small space, small space within a tissue or structure (Anatomy); space between things; small space, narrow opening, space in body tissue||interstice|
|a stated time, being recently mentioned; being closer; being about to be said, close by, indicating words to follow, not previously mentioned, pron. pronoun used to indicate a specific person or object, so much, to such an extent, to this degree||this|
|A technical analysis tool: a chart pattern depicting the period when the supply and demand of a certain stock are in relative equilibrium resulting in a narrow trading range. The merging of the support level and resistance level.||Base|
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