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Compress

Spanish
English

compress
N

to compress
V

to compress
V

to compress
V

to compress
V

to compress
V

comprimir
V
to compress
V

to compress
V

to compress
V

to compress
V

compresa caliente
NF
hot compress
N

compresa fría
NF
cold compress
N


compressed
ADJ

compressed
ADJ

compressed
ADJ


compressibility
N


compresión
NF
Informática
compression
N


compression
N

compressed serial line protocol

air compressor
N

comprimir y descomprimir

protocolo de línea serie comprimido
compressed serial line protocol

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English Definitions

compress
N
a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
compress
V
make more compact by or as if by pressing
compress
V
squeeze or press together
compressed
pressed tightly together
compressed
reduced in volume by pressure
compressed
flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
compressed air
N
air at a pressure greater than that of the atmosphere
compressed gas
N
gas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellant
compressibility
N
the property of being able to occupy less space
capable of being compressed or made more compact
compressible
capable of being easily compressed
N
applying pressure
compression
N
an increase in the density of something
compression
N
the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
compression
N
encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required
compression
N
applying pressure
compression bandage
N
bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
compression fracture
N
fracture in which the bone collapses (especially in short bones such as vertebrae)
compressor
N
a mechanical device that compresses gasses
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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