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  • Info Compress is a Unix shell compression program based on the LZW compression algorithm. more...
  • Several companies have also done design work for vehicles using compressed air power.
  • With each step forward this spring is released slightly and then immediately re-compressed.
  • The reason for this is that some material compresses much better than others.
  • In such cases, each form is compressed to fit the entire character into a square.
  • "She will not allow you to try any kind of compress for her head?" Cited from Up the Hill and Over, by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • The remaining information can then be compressed via a variety of methods.
  • Currently, no water or air vehicles exist that make use of the compressed air engine.
  • They effects compressed the road and make it look very narrow.
  • It has not been easy to compress into a single volume the most important of our national problems. Cited from Problems in American Democracy, by T. Williamson
  • It is difficult to compress into a page or two the history of several years. Cited from The Mountebank, by William J. Locke
  • The upper series of the cave compresses many features into a relatively short space.
  • They often compress into a few words what would else require as many sentences. Cited from Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I, by H. N. Hudson
  • The engine was started by a simple but effective system, operating with compressed air.
  • Compressed air railway vehicles also have existed for quite a long time.
  • When a body compresses any part of our sense of touch, what happens? Cited from Zoonomia, Vol. I, by Erasmus Darwin
  • In practice there will always be a certain amount of heat flow out of the compressed gas.
  • Small compresses may be applied to any part of the body. Cited from Valere Aude, by Louis Dechmann
  • Well, we can only oil the burns, and get a cold compress about his head. Cited from Winston of the Prairie, by Harold Bindloss
  • Her way of speaking was short and decided; she was compressing her meaning into as few words as possible. Cited from Ruth, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • These machines use compressed air to force the hot water through the coffee grounds.
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Meaning of compress

  • noun A cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
  • verb Make more compact by or as if by pressing
    compress the data
  • verb Squeeze or press together
    she compressed her lips, the spasm contracted the muscle