contracting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

contracting

  1. present participle of contract


Adjective[edit]

contracting (not comparable)

  1. Getting smaller; drawing itself together into a smaller area.

Noun[edit]

contracting (countable and uncountable, plural contractings)

  1. The act of something that contracts or shrinks; contraction.
    the contractings of his muscles
  2. Work done on a contract basis.