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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compressed, tight(adj)

    pressed tightly together

    "with lips compressed"

  2. compressed(adj)

    reduced in volume by pressure

    "compressed air"

  3. compressed, flat(adj)

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


  1. compressed(Adjective)

    Pressed tightly together.

  2. compressed(Adjective)

    Flattened, especially when along its entire length.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compressed

    of Compress

  2. Compressed(adj)

    pressed together; compacted; reduced in volume by pressure

  3. Compressed(adj)

    flattened lengthwise

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How to say compressed in sign language?

  1. compressed


  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. Ann Flagg:

    It's certainly a compressed process with a high degree of urgency behind it.

  2. Lisa Kauke:

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

  3. John Williams:

    The unnecessarily compressed execution schedule using the risky drug midazolam denies prisoners their right to be free from the risk of torture.

  4. Nick Read:

    Twelve months back we had a good degree of headroom, by November we had sufficient headroom, and the headroom has been compressed in the last six months.

  5. Dang Quang Dat:

    This morning we were able to send compressed air for them to breathe, but this afternoon there's no compressed air anymore because all the tubes were blocked.

Images & Illustrations of compressed

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Translations for compressed

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • tiivistetty, litistetty, kokoon puristettu, yhteen puristettuFinnish
  • comprimatRomanian

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