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  • When the force which compresses the air is removed, it expands and resumes its former state. Cited from A Catechism of Familiar Things, by Benziger Brothers
  • In this manner a thoroughly uniform texture is secured which compresses into a body of even thickness, free from hard places. Cited from Farmers of Forty Centuries, by F. H. King
  • His powers are certainly very considerable, but he seems to be totally deficient in that modifying faculty, which compresses several units into one whole. Cited from Table Talk of S. T. Coleridge, by Coleridge
  • A primary example of hydraulic action is a wave striking a cliff face which compresses the air in cracks of the rocks.
  • This forces the sides into the tire which compresses the bead of the tire against the wheel.
  • In turn, new vessel sprouting is balanced by the expansion of other embryo tissues, which compress blood vessels as they grow.
  • With eloquent truth BUFFON described those reveries of the student, which compress his day, and mark the hours by the sensations of minutes! Cited from Literary Character of Men of Genius, by Isaac Disraeli
  • Like drama which compresses the tragedy of a lifetime into a unity of time, place, and action, history foreshortens an epoch into an episode. Cited from A Preface to Politics, by Walter Lippmann
  • A properly fitted sports bra, which compresses or encapsulates breast tissue, is designed to reduce pain caused by exercise.
  • Rawzor is a proprietary lossless image compression software which compresses camera raw images without any loss in image quality or meta-information.
  • Paper briquettes are the byproduct of a briquettor, which compresses shredded paper material into a small cylindrical form.
  • The COMP models are based on PAQ, which compresses one bit at a time using arithmetic coding.
  • The booster passes the force to the Master Cylinder which compresses a liquid and forces it through the brake lines to the brakes themselves.
  • Some are compression springs, which compress outward onto the side wall of the vena cava; however, they still have small hooks that retain their location.
  • UC Browser's servers act as a proxy which compresses the data of web pages before sending it to users.
  • These movements unleash a muscle contraction which compresses deep veins.
  • The clay was then driven through a pug mill, which compresses it and extrudes long plugs of finished clay that is thrown into pots on a wheel.
  • The use of expandable clay, which compresses when weight is applied to it, compounded the issue and allowed the parking garage to remain relatively unsettled compared to the tower itself.
  • The basic layout includes a gas generator, which produces high pressure gas, that drives a turbine/compressor assembly which compresses atmospheric air into a combustion chamber.
  • Unlike a normal corset which compresses the waist, a neck corset is usually not used to compress the neck, except in breathplay.