receding adj

receding adj
hair-line n

English expressions. 2014.

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  • receding — adj. Receding is used with these nouns: ↑chin, ↑footstep …   Collocations dictionary

  • receding — adj. retreating, pulling back, withdrawing re·cede || rɪ sɪːd v. withdraw, retreat, draw back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • regressive — adj 1. retrogressive, reversionary, re versional, reactionary, retrograde, reverse, backward, crablike; lapsing, relapsing, backsliding, recidivous, recidivistic, atavistic. 2. receding, recessive, recedent, retrocedent, refluent, ebb. 3.(of tax… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • light — light1 lightful, adj. lightfully, adv. /luyt/, n., adj., lighter, lightest, v., lighted or lit, lighting. n. 1. something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light. 2. Physics …   Universalium

  • Regression — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion backwards. < N PARAG:Regression >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 regress regress regression Sgm: N 1 retrocession retrocession retrogression retrograduation retroaction Sgm: N 1 reculade reculade Sgm: N 1 retreat …   English dictionary for students

  • Recession — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion from. < N PARAG:Recession >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 recession recession retirement withdrawal Sgm: N 1 retreat retreat Sgm: N 1 retrocession retrocession &c. 283 Sgm: N 1 departure departure …   English dictionary for students

  • spiral — spirality /spuy ral i tee/, n. spirally, adv. /spuy reuhl/, n., adj., v., spiraled, spiraling or (esp. Brit.) spiralled, spiralling. n. 1. Geom. a plane curve generated by a point moving around a fixed point while constantly receding from or… …   Universalium

  • moon — mooner, n. moonless, adj. /moohn/, n. 1. the earth s natural satellite, orbiting the earth at a mean distance of 238,857 miles (384,393 km) and having a diameter of 2160 miles (3476 km). 2. this body during a particular lunar month, or during a… …   Universalium

  • Alopecia — Baldness. There are many types of alopecia, each with a different cause. Alopecia may be localized to the front and top of the head as in common male pattern baldness. It may be patchy as in a condition called alopecia areata. Or it can involve… …   Medical dictionary

  • spiral — 1. Coiled; winding around a center like a watch spring; winding and ascending like a wire spring. 2. A structure in the shape of a coil. [Mediev. L. spiralis, fr. G. speira, a coil] Curschmann spirals spirally twisted masses of mucus occurring in …   Medical dictionary

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