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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compressed, tightadjective

    pressed tightly together

    "with lips compressed"

  2. compressedadjective

    reduced in volume by pressure

    "compressed air"

  3. compressed, flatadjective

    flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)


  1. compressedadjective

    Pressed tightly together.

  2. compressedadjective

    Flattened, especially when along its entire length.


  1. compressed

    Compressed generally refers to the process of reducing the size, amount, or volume of something, often for efficiency or convenience. Compression can be applied to various context - data, files, gases, substances, etc. It may also refer to the state of being pressed together or compacted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compressed

    of Compress

  2. Compressedadjective

    pressed together; compacted; reduced in volume by pressure

  3. Compressedadjective

    flattened lengthwise


  1. Compressed

    flattened laterally.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compressed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compressed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of compressed in a Sentence

  1. Steve Downs:

    They are constructed to last, as the years go on and each time the tree gets shaped, it may' expand' a little. It should still be able to be compressed enough to get back into the box.

  2. Gary Newman:

    We certainly did n’t go into the season thinking that we needed to make a tonal shift, even last year when ‘ Last Man ’ was canceled, we really looked for an opportunity to move it to our schedule and we just did n’t have the right show to pair it with. We did n’t have the right opportunity. It was a really compressed time when it was canceled at the very end in May. We were emboldened by the response we saw on ‘ Roseanne. ’ We saw it as an opportunity to pair those two shows together on Friday night.

  3. Vladimir Airapetian:

    In our paper, we have shown that a super Carrington-type CME event would have greatly compressed the magnetic field, this would ignite huge electric currents on Earth and let energetic particles penetrate the Earth’s atmosphere and surface.

  4. Lisa Kauke:

    The longer they’re packed, the more they are compressed and it takes a little while for those shapes to return.

  5. John Kirby:

    We took an attack, which killed an American citizen and wounded a half a dozen others, and retaliated against that attack on the very same day, so there was an awful lot going on in time and space, and a very compressed timeline, we did communicate to Congress, and I think I’ll just leave it at that.

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