Definition of Confining

Confining p. pr. & vb. n. means: of Confine

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Confining p. pr. & vb. n. means: of Confine

Meaning of Confining

Confining (p. pr. & vb. n.) means: of Confine

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Confining (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Confine

Birdcage (n.): A cage for confining birds.

Trammel (n.): A net for confining a woman's hair.

Clausure (n.): The act of shutting up or confining; confinement.

Incarceration (n.): The act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment.

Stanchion (n.): A vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall.

Cribbing (n.): The act of inclosing or confining in a crib or in close quarters.

Handfast (n.): Hold; grasp; custody; power of confining or keeping.

Mooring (n.): The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings.

Coop (n.): An inclosure for keeping small animals; a pen; especially, a grated box for confining poultry.

Cincture (n.): A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, -- as by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.

Hastener (n.): That which hastens; especially, a stand or reflector used for confining the heat of the fire to meat while roasting before it.

Cage (n.): A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.

Manacle (v. t.): To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers.

Hood (n.): A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.

Brake (v. t.): A frame for confining a refractory horse while the smith is shoeing him; also, an inclosure to restrain cattle, horses, etc.

Compressor (n.): An apparatus for confining or flattening between glass plates an object to be examined with the microscope; -- called also compressorium.

Scaphism (n.): An ancient mode of punishing criminals among the Persians, by confining the victim in a trough, with his head and limbs smeared with honey or the like, and exposed to the sun and to insects until he died.

Strait-jacket (n.): A dress of strong materials for restraining maniacs or those who are violently delirious. It has long sleeves, which are closed at the ends, confining the hands, and may be tied behind the back.

Claudent (a.): Shutting; confining; drawing together; as, a claudent muscle.

Safe (superl.): Conferring safety; securing from harm; not exposing to danger; confining securely; to be relied upon; not dangerous; as, a safe harbor; a safe bridge, etc.

Lectual (a.): Confining to the bed; as, a lectual disease.

Siphon (n.): The tubular organ through which water is ejected from the gill cavity of a cephaloid. It serves as a locomotive organ, by guiding and confining the jet of water. Called also siphuncle. See Illust. under Loligo, and Dibranchiata.

In (prep.): The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding, environment, encompassment, etc. It is used with verbs signifying being, resting, or moving within limits, or within circumstances or conditions of any kind conceived of as limiting, confining, or investing, either wholly or in part. In its different applications, it approaches some of the meanings of, and sometimes is interchangeable with, within, into, on, at, of, and among.

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Meaning of Confining

Confining means: of Confine

Meaning of Birdcage

Birdcage means: A cage for confining birds.

Meaning of Trammel

Trammel means: A net for confining a woman's hair.

Meaning of Clausure

Clausure means: The act of shutting up or confining; confinement.

Meaning of Incarceration

Incarceration means: The act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment.

Meaning of Stanchion

Stanchion means: A vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall.

Meaning of Cribbing

Cribbing means: The act of inclosing or confining in a crib or in close quarters.

Meaning of Handfast

Handfast means: Hold; grasp; custody; power of confining or keeping.

Meaning of Mooring

Mooring means: The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings.

Meaning of Coop

Coop means: An inclosure for keeping small animals; a pen; especially, a grated box for confining poultry.

Meaning of Cincture

Cincture means: A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, -- as by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.

Meaning of Hastener

Hastener means: That which hastens; especially, a stand or reflector used for confining the heat of the fire to meat while roasting before it.

Meaning of Cage

Cage means: A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.

Meaning of Manacle

Manacle means: To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers.

Meaning of Hood

Hood means: A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Distemperment

Distemperment means: Distempered state; distemperature.

Meaning of Domine

Domine means: A name given to a pastor of the Reformed Church. The word is also applied locally in the United States, in colloquial speech, to any clergyman.

Meaning of Inamoratos

Inamoratos means: of Inamorato

Meaning of Pimp

Pimp means: One who provides gratification for the lust of others; a procurer; a pander.

Meaning of Visaed

Visaed means: of Visa

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of ROARING

ROARING means: Roaring is British slang for very drunk, intoxicated.

Meaning of STAND STILL FOR

STAND STILL FOR means: Stand still for is British slang for to tolerate, to suffer, to accept.

Meaning of spalleen

spalleen means: a hardy boy, satisfied to dochores for small pay or his meals; a day laborer

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