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Objective observers might view these efforts as constricted thinking and rigid behavior.
During each shaking, the tail artery constricted to about half its normal capacity.
Successive piecemeal alterations had confused the building's circulation and reduced its efficiency, but there was little apparent potential for expansion on a tightly constricted site.
They may be of indeterminate gender and have their faces averted, but they confront a rather specific dilemma--they are always shown spinning uncontrollably in a constricted space.
On closer inspection, however, she found that vessels that had initially been dilated became constricted, and those that had been constricted were dilated.
Some of these moves recall Siza's Galician Museum of Contemporary Art (AR October 1994, p 68) where the relatively constricted and modest entrance was in a corner of the building and the plan was organized round a generous and luminous central space.
Women who spontaneously lose one or more fetuses early in pregnancy are about 50 percent more likely than other women to later suffer ischemic heart disease, in which constricted or obstructed blood vessels choke the flow of blood to the heart.
It responds to its constricted plot by using spatial and geometric patterns that are common in domestic planning on tight sites from Southeast Asia to Japan.