Translation of "contraction" - English-Turkish dictionary

contraction

noun uk us /kənˈtrækʃən/
MUSCLE [ C ]

a strong, painful movement of the muscles that a woman has when she is having a baby

(hamile) kasların kasılması
She was having contractions every ten minutes.
WORD [ C ]

a short form of a word or group of words

kısaltma, kısaltılmış sözcükler
'Won't' is a contraction of 'will not'.
REDUCTION [ U ]

when something becomes smaller or shorter

büzülme, çekme, kısalma, küçülme

(Translation of “contraction” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)