1. tightening

noun. ['ˈtaɪtənɪŋ, ˈtaɪtnɪŋ'] the act of making something tighter.


  • take-up
  • adjustment
  • modification


  • birth
  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration

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Rhymes with Tightening

  • enlightening
  • whitening
  • frightening
  • brightening
  • lightning
  • heightening

Sentences with tightening

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Loosen one of the free screws and insert the end of the wire under it, tightening it firmly.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If replacing the clutch, use the alignment tool to properly position the clutch plates before final tightening.

Quotes about tightening

1. You know I love you right?”“I know,” he breathed, his arm tightening automatically around my waist. “You know how much I wish it was enough.
- Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse