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['nærəu] брит. / амер.

  1. прил.

    1. узкий

    2. тесный; ограниченный

    3. едва достаточный, минимальный

    4. ограниченный, недалёкий (об интеллектуальных способностях человека)

    5. тщательный, точный; подробный

  2. сущ.

    1. (narrows) употр. с гл. в ед. и мн. узкая часть пролива, реки; соединяющий канал (обычно более узкий, чем соединяемые части)

      1. преим. амер. узкий проход, узкая долина, теснина

      2. узкая часть улицы

    2. горн. узкий штрек

  3. гл.

    1. сжимать, сокращать, суживать; ограничивать

    2. сжиматься, сокращаться, суживаться

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['nærəǔ]

  1. adj

    1. узкий

    2. узкий, ограниченный

    3. незначительный; с незначительным перевесом

    4. [F] тщательный

  2. v

    1. суживать(ся)

    2. ограничивать

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The loft was right under the roof and was reached by a long, very steep and narrow wooden ladder.
Подыматься приходилось чуть не под крышу по деревянной, длинной, очень узенькой и ужасно крутой лестнице.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The selling rate for the Kazakh Tenge in the exchange offices was mainly increasing in the first half of the month, and it changed in the narrow band in the second half of the month.
Курс продажи казахского тенге в обменных бюро в первой половине февраля в основном повышался, во второй половине месяца он изменялся в узком диапазоне.
The interaction index K,. the obtained emulsions with modified blood serum with respect to the relative measurement error (±10%) varied within narrow limits (see following Table 14).
Индекс взаимодействия полученных эмульсий с модифицированной сывороткой крови Кг с учетом относительной погрешности измерения (±10%) колебался в достаточно узких пределах (табл. 14).
Clarissa craned her neck to get a better look at him and shuddered: Gauche's face was hideously contorted and there was dark blood bubbling out of the centre of his forehead and dribbling onto the floor in two narrow rivulets.
Кларисса изогнула шею, чтобы получше рассмотреть лежащего, и передернулась: лицо Гоша было чудовищно искажено, а посреди лба пузырилась темная кровь, двумя струйками стекая на пол.
Акунин, Борис / ЛевиафанAkunin, Boris / Murder on the Leviathan
Murder on the Leviathan
Akunin, Boris
© 1998 Boris Akunin
© Andrew Bromfield, translation
Левиафан
Акунин, Борис
© В. Akunin, 2004
© Полный текст романа впервые был опубликован в издательстве "Захаров" в 1998 г.
© Издательство «ОЛMA-ПРЕСС». Издание и оформление, 2004
As Vladimirescu explained to me, intelligence officers and saboteurs are given an all-round training, but each of them has his own narrow area of specialization.
Как объяснял Владимиреску, диверсантов-разведчиков готовят разносторонне, но у каждого есть еще и своя УЗКАЯ специальность.
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr / The Gulag ArchipelagoСолженицын, Александр / Архипелаг Гулаг
Архипелаг Гулаг
Солженицын, Александр
© Русский Общественный Фонд Александра Солженицына, 2009
The Gulag Archipelago
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
© 1973 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
© 1973, 1974 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
© 1985 by The Russian Social Fund
The KZT exchange rate in currency exchange offices was mainly increasing during the first twenty days of December, then after decrease during the Christmas holidays it fluctuated within the narrow range.
Курс казахского тенге в обменных бюро первые две декады месяца в основном повышался, затем после снижения в период рождественских праздников далее колебался в узком диапазоне.
Removal of the liquid from these vertical, extremely narrow channels after completion of the reaction is difficult or, at least, rather lengthy.
Отбор жидкости из данных вертикальных весьма узких каналов после завершения реакции затруднителен или, по крайней мере, довольно длителен.
Preferred constructive solutions comprise small-sized (discrete or narrow and thin line, whisker, strip) collecting regions wherein the distances between the current-collecting and current-pickup elements are comparable to the MCC diffusion range.
Предпочтительные конструктивные решения — это малого размера (дискретные или узкие и тонкие линейчатые, усовидные, полосковые) собирающие области с расстояниями между токосборными и токосъемными элементами, сравнимые с диффузионным пробегом ННЗ.
Ippolit Matveyevich remained at the Sorbonne Hotel and paced up and down the narrow gap between the two beds in agitation.
Ипполит Матвеевич остался в "Сорбонне" и в волнении стал прохаживаться в ущелье между двумя кроватями.
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene / The Twelve ChairsИльф, Илья,Петров, Евгений / Двенадцать Стульев
Двенадцать Стульев
Ильф, Илья,Петров, Евгений
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
The Twelve Chairs
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene
© 1961 by Random House, Inc.
He had received a fair education and had been to the university; but having been born in narrow circumstances he realized early in life the necessity of pushing his own way in the world and making money.
Он получил изрядное воспитание, учился в университете, но, рожденный в сословии бедном, рано понял необходимость проложить себе дорогу я набить деньгу.
Turgenev, I.S. / A House of GentlefolkТургенев, И.С. / Дворянское гнездо
Дворянское гнездо
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1983
A House of Gentlefolk
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
This gangway, wide and vacant, and yet relatively narrow, conspired with everything about it to enhance Redwood's sense of his own littleness.
Обширная и пустая, она была сравнительно узка для великанов, но, как и все остальные предметы и постройки, заставила Редвуда еще острее ощутить, до чего он мал.
Wells, Herbert George / The Food of the GodsУэллс, Герберт / Пища богов
Пища богов
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The Food of the Gods
Wells, Herbert George
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Keeping clustered index keys as narrow as possible will help reduce the size of nonclustered indexes since they now reference the clustered index (if one exists) rather than referencing the table directly.
Создание максимально коротких кластерных индексов позволяет уменьшить размер некластерных индексов, поскольку теперь они ссылаются на кластерный индекс (если такой существует), а не на прямую на таблицу.
Henderson, Ken / The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQLХендерсон, Кен / Профессиональное руководство по Transact-SQL
Профессиональное руководство по Transact-SQL
Хендерсон, Кен
© ООО «Питер Принт», 2005
© 2000 by Addison-Wesley
The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL
Henderson, Ken
© 2000 by Addison-Wesley
The ledge was very narrow, at times narrowing to a mere bulge of the rock.
Выступ был очень узкий.
Bradley, Marion,Zimmer, Paul Edwin / The SurvivorsБрэдли, Марион,Зиммер, Пол Э. / Уцелевшие
Уцелевшие
Брэдли, Марион,Зиммер, Пол Э.
The Survivors
Bradley, Marion,Zimmer, Paul Edwin
© 1979, by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Paul Edward Zimmer
There were other signs of removal about, with queer narrow footprints like those I could imagine made by a sloth.
Были видны и другие следы: странные узкие отпечатки ног, похожие, как мне казалось, на следы ленивца.
Wells, Herbert George / Time MachineУэллс, Герберт / Машина Времени
Машина Времени
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1972
Time Machine
Wells, Herbert George
© Evans Brothers Limited 2002
At the hospital the out-patients were sitting in the dark, narrow little corridor waiting to be seen by the doctor.
Здесь, в больнице, в узком темном коридорчике сидят амбулаторные больные, ожидающие приемки.
Чехов, А.П. / Палата No. 6Chekhov, A. / Ward No. 6
Ward No. 6
Chekhov, A.
© 2009 Rowland Classics
Палата No. 6
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974

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'nærəuAdjectiveузкийExamples

narrow streets — узкие улицы
the narrow strip of land — узкая полоска земли

User translations

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  1. 1.

    тщательный, точный; подробный ограниченный, недалёкий (об интеллектуальных способностях человека)

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  2. 2.

    узкий

    translation added by Kuanish Matayev
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Collocations

have a narrow squeak
быть на волосок
have a narrow squeak
еле-еле спастись
narrow angle lighting fitting
глубокоизлучатель
narrow angle lighting fitting
осветительная арматура с малым углом рассеивания света
narrow beam
узкий луч
narrow beam-pulse sampling
стробирование узкими импульсами
narrow bed
могила
narrow bounds
узкие рамки
narrow circumstances
стесненные обстоятельства
narrow claim
ограниченное притязание
narrow confinement
заключение со строгим режимом изоляции
narrow construction
узкое толкование
narrow curve
кривая малого радиуса
narrow cut
узкая фракция
narrow definition
узкое определение

Word forms

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noun
SingularPlural
Common casenarrownarrows
Possessive casenarrow'snarrows'

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adjective
Positive degreenarrow
Comparative degreenarrower
Superlative degreenarrowest

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verb
Basic forms
Pastnarrowed
Imperativenarrow
Present Participle (Participle I)narrowing
Past Participle (Participle II)narrowed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I narrowwe narrow
you narrowyou narrow
he/she/it narrowsthey narrow
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am narrowingwe are narrowing
you are narrowingyou are narrowing
he/she/it is narrowingthey are narrowing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have narrowedwe have narrowed
you have narrowedyou have narrowed
he/she/it has narrowedthey have narrowed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been narrowingwe have been narrowing
you have been narrowingyou have been narrowing
he/she/it has been narrowingthey have been narrowing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I narrowedwe narrowed
you narrowedyou narrowed
he/she/it narrowedthey narrowed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was narrowingwe were narrowing
you were narrowingyou were narrowing
he/she/it was narrowingthey were narrowing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had narrowedwe had narrowed
you had narrowedyou had narrowed
he/she/it had narrowedthey had narrowed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been narrowingwe had been narrowing
you had been narrowingyou had been narrowing
he/she/it had been narrowingthey had been narrowing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will narrowwe shall/will narrow
you will narrowyou will narrow
he/she/it will narrowthey will narrow
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be narrowingwe shall/will be narrowing
you will be narrowingyou will be narrowing
he/she/it will be narrowingthey will be narrowing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have narrowedwe shall/will have narrowed
you will have narrowedyou will have narrowed
he/she/it will have narrowedthey will have narrowed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been narrowingwe shall/will have been narrowing
you will have been narrowingyou will have been narrowing
he/she/it will have been narrowingthey will have been narrowing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would narrowwe should/would narrow
you would narrowyou would narrow
he/she/it would narrowthey would narrow
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be narrowingwe should/would be narrowing
you would be narrowingyou would be narrowing
he/she/it would be narrowingthey would be narrowing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have narrowedwe should/would have narrowed
you would have narrowedyou would have narrowed
he/she/it would have narrowedthey would have narrowed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been narrowingwe should/would have been narrowing
you would have been narrowingyou would have been narrowing
he/she/it would have been narrowingthey would have been narrowing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am narrowedwe are narrowed
you are narrowedyou are narrowed
he/she/it is narrowedthey are narrowed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being narrowedwe are being narrowed
you are being narrowedyou are being narrowed
he/she/it is being narrowedthey are being narrowed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been narrowedwe have been narrowed
you have been narrowedyou have been narrowed
he/she/it has been narrowedthey have been narrowed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was narrowedwe were narrowed
you were narrowedyou were narrowed
he/she/it was narrowedthey were narrowed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being narrowedwe were being narrowed
you were being narrowedyou were being narrowed
he/she/it was being narrowedthey were being narrowed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been narrowedwe had been narrowed
you had been narrowedyou had been narrowed
he/she/it had been narrowedthey had been narrowed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be narrowedwe shall/will be narrowed
you will be narrowedyou will be narrowed
he/she/it will be narrowedthey will be narrowed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been narrowedwe shall/will have been narrowed
you will have been narrowedyou will have been narrowed
he/she/it will have been narrowedthey will have been narrowed