|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|1.||to constrict (a hollow organ, vessel, etc) so as to stop the natural flow of air, blood, etc, through it|
|2.||another word for strangle|
|[C18: from Latin strangulāt-, past participle stem of strangulāre to |
strangulate stran·gu·late (strāng'gyə-lāt')
v. stran·gu·lat·ed, stran·gu·lat·ing, stran·gu·lates
To compress, constrict, or obstruct a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid.
To be or become strangled, compressed, constricted, or obstructed.