incompressible incompressible  /ɪn kəm ˈprɛ sə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) incapable of being compressed; resisting compression

Usage(s):

  1. It had a small, thick-walled steel sphere to resist the pressure of the depths and a thin-walled hull filled with light, almost incompressible gasoline to give it buoyancy.
  2. One could be fatigued by the result but never bored, for Jackson-Stops is a dab-hand at fitting potted histories around incompressible works of art.
  3. It had a small, thick-walled steel sphere to resist the pressure of the depths and a thin-walled hull filled with light, almost incompressible gasoline to give it buoyancy.
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