compress under

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  • He was also being compressed under the weight of multiple police officers lying or pressing down on his upper body.
  • There is a stern expression on her face and a part of her lower lip is compressed under her teeth. Cited from Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • His face was set and his lips compressed under the neat moustache. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • It is therefore important to know how much the fluid will compress under pressure to know how much extra fluid is expected to be required.
  • Murray believes the system to have been legal on the basis that all suspension systems compress under download.
  • Cranston sat in silence with lips compressed under his heavy moustache. Cited from Under Fire, by Charles King
  • He later finds out that idols made of heroin are compressed under high pressure to disguise their smell and properties.
  • Nor could that programme and many besides from the same pen and others be compressed under the nickname of Academic Liberalism. Cited from Studies in Literature, by John Morley
  • The blades compress under his weight, then release as he moves forward, providing forward thrust from the tips as they return to their molded shape.
  • Cold planets have a maximum radius because adding more mass at that point causes the planet to compress under the weight instead of increasing the radius.
  • Remembering her map Kingozi's lips compressed under his beard. Cited from The Leopard Woman, by Stewart Edward White
  • The dance floor was built on springs which intentionally compressed under the weight of the people who danced on it, giving the dancers a bounce as they moved.
  • All is leveled down and compressed under one Bolshevist lid. Cited from The Red Conspiracy, by Joseph J. Mereto
  • Additionally, the NASG decreases bleeding from the parts of the body compressed under it.
  • Squat is defined as the tendency of rear suspension to compress under acceleration.
  • He has already operated on a bubo under the raised right arm of his patient, who holds a bloodied compress under his arm, and is wiping his blade ready to incise a second bubo.
  • The air, gathering end compressed under it, would sometimes escape by one side sometimes by the other, thus shaking and whirling the parachute about with a violence which, however great, had happily no unfortunate effect. Cited from Wonderful Balloon Ascents, by F. (Fulgence) Marion
  • If one had wanted to find a fault in Constance Brandon's beauty, I suppose it would have been that her forehead was too high, and her lips too thin and decided in their expression, especially when compressed under any strong feeling. Cited from Guy Livingstone, by George A. Lawrence
  • Accumulated snow - Compressed under the weight of ongoing accumulations, snow sliding or falling into a cave entrance may eventually form ice that is coarsely crystalline, akin to glacier ice.
  • Volvo held a U.S. patent for rear axle bushings that compress under load, giving the Volvo 850 passive rear steering.