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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Imperfectly prostrate; prostrate for part of its length.

Usage examples (4)
  • The semi-prostrate evergreen, purple heather
  • A tree 10 or 12 metres high, often semi-prostrate in exposed positions, confined to a restricted area on the coast north of San
  • The very act of rapid breathing so affects the muscles of the abdomen as to force the contents of the uterus downward or outward, while the specific effect of the air at the...
  • "muri" (rat-tailed) types and the dwarf, semi-prostrate and short-lived "dabi, 'types, for example. for more
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