Definition of Inward-moving
1. Adjective. Moving or directed toward the center or axis, especially when spinning or traveling in a curve.
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Literary usage of Inward-moving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Tonsils and the Voice in Science, Surgery, Speech and Song: A by Richard Biddle Faulkner (1915)
"... just outside, is relaxed, it will be so loose that it will readily follow the inward- moving curve of the ..."
2. Historical memorials relating to the Independents, or Congregationalists by Benjamin Hanbury (1839)
"... the satisfaction and merit of Christ, as the outward and moving cause ; and yet are justified freely of mere mercy, as the inward moving cause. Object. ..."
3. The Quiver: An Illustrated Magazine for Sunday and General Reading (1872)
"... must be the inward moving and A deferred repentance is more difficult, because it has afforded time and indulgence, during which sin has become ..."
4. The Organization, Construction and Management of Hospitals: With Numerous by Albert John Ochsner, Meyer Joseph Sturm (1907)
"... meets and diffuses with the outgoing air, which is warm, the latter imparting a considerable part of its heat to the cold and inward moving air. ..."
5. Diseases of the Stomach, Intestines, and Pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"... it may be visible as a protuberance extending from the left hypochondrium downward and inward, moving with respiration. Palpation. ..."