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      vb   , shrinks, shrinking, shrank, shrunk, shrunk, shrunken  
1    to contract or cause to contract as from wetness, heat, cold, etc.  
2    to become or cause to become smaller in size  
3    intr; often foll by: from  
a    to recoil or withdraw  
to shrink from the sight of blood     
b    to feel great reluctance (at)  
to shrink from killing an animal     
4    the act or an instance of shrinking  
5       a slang word for       psychiatrist  
     (Old English scrincan; related to Old Norse skrokkr torso, Old Swedish skrunkin wrinkled, Old Norse hrukka a crease, Icelandic skrukka wrinkled woman)  
  shrinkable      adj  
  shrinker      n  
  shrinking      adj  
  shrinkingly      adv  

shrink fit  
      n     (Engineering)   a tight fit of a collar or wheel boss on a shaft obtained by expanding the collar or boss by heating to enable it to be threaded onto the shaft and then allowing it to cool, or by freezing the shaft to reduce its diameter to enable it to be threaded into the collar or boss and then allowing the shaft temperature to rise  
      vb   , -wraps, -wrapping, -wrapped   tr   to package (a product) in a flexible plastic wrapping designed to shrink about its contours to protect and seal it  
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