coarctate

coarctate
enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed}; {embedded, surrounded}; {encircled}; {enveloped}; {fogbound}; {self-enclosed}; {surrounded, encircled}] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Coarctate — Co*arc tate, a. [L. coarctatus, p. p. of coarctare to press together; co + arctare to press together, from arctus, p. p. See {Arctation}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Pressed together; closely connected; applied to insects having the abdomen separated from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coarctate — index decrease Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • coarctate — [kō ärk′tāt΄] adj. [< L coarctatus, pp. of coarctare, to press together < co , together + artare, to press together < artus, fitted, narrow < artus, a joint (see ART1): sp. infl. by assoc. with arcere, to enclose] Biol. 1. compressed… …   English World dictionary

  • Coarctate — Coarct Co*arct , Coarctate Co*arc tate, v. t. [See {Coarctate}, a.] 1. To press together; to crowd; to straiten; to confine closely. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To restrain; to confine. [Obs.] Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coarctate pupa — Coarctate Co*arc tate, a. [L. coarctatus, p. p. of coarctare to press together; co + arctare to press together, from arctus, p. p. See {Arctation}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Pressed together; closely connected; applied to insects having the abdomen separated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coarctate pupa — Pupa Pu pa, n.; pl. L. {Pup[ae]}, E. {Pupas}. [L. pupa girl. doll, puppet, fem. of pupus. Cf. {Puppet}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any insect in that stage of its metamorphosis which usually immediately precedes the adult, or imago, stage. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coarctate flounder — geltondėmis botas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Parabothus coarctatus angl. coarctate flounder; green spotted flounder rus. зеленопятнистая камбала; зеленопятнистый паработус ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • coarctate — adj. [L. coarctatus, compressed] 1. Crowded together; compressed; contracted. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Having the abdomen separated from the thorax by a constriction …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coarctate — /koh ahrk tayt, tit/, adj. (of a pupa) having the body enclosed in a hardened shell or puparium. [1375 1425 for sense confined, restricted, 1810 20 for current sense; late ME < L coarctatus, var. of COARTATUS (ptp. of coartare to press together) …   Universalium

  • coarctate — adjective a) constricted, narrowed or compressed b) enclosed in a rigid case See Also: coarctation …   Wiktionary

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