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Definition of "hourglass-shaped" [hourglass-shaped]

  • Having a shape or cross-section like that of an hourglass. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hourglass-shaped" in a sentence
  • "The Veteran Medical curettes have an hourglass-shaped, ribbed handle [] that is flat on one side."
  • "The mysterious hourglass-shaped artifact shined intensely, its aspect one of movement and energy."
  • "Shunted through the narrow waist of the hourglass-shaped banks, the flow creates a Venturi effect -- a "force-feed buffet," as Bishop puts it -- that propels algae and plankton at the inlet's mouth to the oysters sheltered inside."
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