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hem in

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Noun hem in has 1 sense
  1. hemin, protohemin - a reddish-brown chloride of heme; produced from hemoglobin in laboratory tests for the presence of blood
    --1 is a kind of chloride
Verb hem in has 2 senses
  1. hem in - surround in a restrictive manner; "The building was hemmed in by flowers"
    --1 is one way to
    surround, skirt, border
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent - surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna"
    --2 is one way to attack, assail
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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