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  • n  a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
  • v  make more compact by or as if by pressing
    compress the data
  • v  squeeze or press together
    she compressed her lips

  • Some form of energy is required to compress the air.
  • Yes, the technology exists to compress the DL DVDs to 4.
  • An Energy Department-backed project is using supersonic shock-wave technology used in jet engines to compress carbon dioxide .
News & Articles

  • CPR training starts Saturday
    The American Legion Post 34 is hosting three compression-only CPR training sessions Saturday as part of the Project Heart Start New Mexico.
    June 20, 2013 - Alamogordo Daily News
  • Caesium can batch compress JPEGS by up to 90%
    When you save a JPEG it’s easy to just accept your default image options, click File > Save and get on with your next task. But that probably means you’ll always be using the same JPEG compression level, and unless you’ve tuned this to an optimum figure, your final images could be anything up to ten times larger than they need to be. Could this be a problem for you? The open source Caesium ...
    June 17, 2013 - BetaNews
Quotes

  • Lawrence Tynes in Newsday
    Well, you saw the kickoffs, the field goals, the punts,Tynes said of the effect the cold had on the ball, which fluttered oddly most of the night. "It's like kicking cardboard almost. It doesn't compress off your foot like it normally...
  • Terence Tao in New York Times
    Compressed sensing is a different strategy,Dr. Tao said. "You also compress the data, but you try to do it in a very dumb way, one that doesn't require much computer power at the sensor end."
  • James Dyson in Telegraph.co.uk
    Sir James Dyson, the founder of the company, said: "It took us five years to painstakingly compress and rebuild every single component before we had a machine that was a third smaller than its predecessor, yet could still tackle dirt like bigger...

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