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A constricted section of a mountain pass, valley, or cave, or a gap or narrow passage between mountains.
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What does it mean when you dream about being in a narrow space?

Dreaming about being in a narrow space can simply reflect the feeling that one has restricted options in some situation in one’s waking life. Can also represent a “narrow escape,” “narrow-mindedness,” or “the straight and narrow.”

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SIMPLE: A narrowed artery with catheter in place and balloon inflated can boost your blood flow
Thus, in Godfrey, the Court again recognized that a state supreme court can narrow the scope of a circumstance that is unconstitutionally vague on its face.(26) Additionally, the Godfrey Court cautioned that, in order to save the circumstance from constitutional infirmity, the trial court must instruct the jury as to the narrowed construction.(27)
The Lilly and Searle trials provide good examples of trials in which the issues could have been more effectively narrowed and joined.
In this study, 21 percent of the bare-metal stents narrowed by more than half after surgery.
It is also clear, however, that the gap between the United States and other major industrial countries has narrowed substantially over the postwar period as per capita income and productivity have grown substantially faster abroad.
To prop open narrowed heart arteries, doctors increasingly are using stainless steel mesh cylinders called stents.
trade deficit had narrowed unexpectedly to $7.58 billion, the dollar surged briefly to its highs of the three-month period of DM2.0032 and 148.98 yen, up roughly 7-1/2 percent and 8-3/4 percent respectively from the closing rates of the previous reporting period.
In the days or weeks before a heart attack or sudden death from heart disease, many people feel drained and devoid of their usual energy A new study suggests that psychological factors help to produce this kind of exhaustion in some individuals after surgical repair of narrowed heart arteries; the fatigue then markedly boosts their chances of suffering further serious cardiac problems.
Meanwhile, investors continued to be attracted to the relatively high interest rates available on dollar-denominated instruments, even though interest rate differentials favoring the dollar and already narrowed considerably from levels of last fall and winter.
But an even greater threat lurks for sickle-celled children and teens if the arteries carrying blood to the brain become narrowed with a buildup of scar tissue.
When they repeated the procedure -- this time treating the tissues with both histamine and the ouabain-like compound -- the contracting aortas narrowed twice as much as before, Blaustein reports.