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Definitions for compressed
kəmˈprɛstcom·pressed

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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)

Wiktionary

  1. compressedadjective

    Pressed tightly together.

  2. compressedadjective

    Flattened, especially when along its entire length.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compressed

    of Compress

  2. Compressedadjective

    pressed together; compacted; reduced in volume by pressure

  3. Compressedadjective

    flattened lengthwise

Entomology

  1. Compressed

    flattened laterally.

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Numerology

  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. Lisa Kauke:

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

  2. Alex Hayes-Griffin:

    Investors needed to see some performance in the reverse Yankee paper this week before they start buying again, but unlike late last year where the US paper underperformed on softer conditions, investors are now more open-minded about reverse Yankee issuance as it's a chance to pick up yield in a market where spreads on European companies are being heavily compressed.

  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. Peter Kenny:

    My suspicion is that you are seeing institutions nibble at extremely compressed valuations, the bottom line is, if you are ending the session with a positive trend, that tends to give the impression that there are buyers out there.

  5. 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.

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Translations for compressed

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

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    applied to a fish depicted horizontally
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