compressed : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • v  make more compact by or as if by pressing
  • v  squeeze or press together
    she compressed her lips
  • s  pressed tightly together
    with lips compressed
  • s  reduced in volume by pressure
    compressed air
  • s  flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
News & Articles


  • Alan Greenspan in Channel News Asia
    Credit spreads across all global asset classes had become compressed to clearly unsustainable levels,Greenspan told an audience at the World Bank's International Finance Corporation.
  • Barack Obama in Forbes
    The challenge for us is to let people know what I've accomplished at a time when the campaign schedule is getting so compressed,Obama said in a recent interview. "I just don't have much time to make that case."
  • Peter Windsor in BBC Sport
    Windsor added: "Alex has got a great brain, he is a good guy and a good friend. We have said several times that we want to run Americans, but our first year in F1 will be critical in a number of ways especially in this compressed time zone.

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