What does compressor mean?

Definitions for compressor
kəmˈprɛs ərcom·pres·sor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compressor(noun)

    a mechanical device that compresses gasses

Wiktionary

  1. compressor(Noun)

    A device that produces pressure, such as a gas compressor that produces pressurized gas.

  2. compressor(Noun)

    A device that squeezes (compresses).

  3. compressor(Noun)

    A device that reduces the dynamic range of an audio signal.

  4. compressor(Noun)

    A muscle that compresses certain parts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compressor(noun)

    anything which serves to compress

    Etymology: [L.]

  2. Compressor(noun)

    a muscle that compresses certain parts

    Etymology: [L.]

  3. Compressor(noun)

    an instrument for compressing an artery (esp., the femoral artery) or other part

    Etymology: [L.]

  4. Compressor(noun)

    an apparatus for confining or flattening between glass plates an object to be examined with the microscope; -- called also compressorium

    Etymology: [L.]

  5. Compressor(noun)

    a machine for compressing gases; especially, an air compressor

    Etymology: [L.]

Freebase

  1. Compressor

    Compressor is a video and audio media compression and encoding application for use with Final Cut Studio and Logic Studio on Mac OS X. It can be used with Qmaster for clustering.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. compressor

    A mechanism generally adopted afloat for facilitating the working of the large guns recently introduced; the gun-carriage is thus compressed to its slide or platform during the recoil, and set free again by the turn of a handle for running up. It is of various forms; one of the simpler kind used to be always applied to carronade slides.

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How to say compressor in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compressor in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compressor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of compressor in a Sentence

  1. The Air Force:

    The Russian aircraft is equipped with external flow-through devices to collect particulates on filter paper and a compressor system for whole air samples collected in holding spheres.

  2. Air Force:

    The aircraft is equipped with external flow-through devices to collect particulates on filter paper and a compressor system for whole air samples collected in holding spheres.

  3. Ryan Helbach:

    There are no moving parts in the flow path, so that means there are no compressor blades to suck in the air, so we need something to get us up to above Mach 4 in order to get the compression into the engine.

  4. The NTSB:

    Initial examination of the left engine revealed multiple breaches of the engine case in the area around the high pressure compressor.

Images & Illustrations of compressor

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