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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Applying pressure; Encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required; The process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together; An increase in the density of something.

Usage examples (39)
  • The main aim of surgery is to relieve compression of trapped nerves.
  • It is what we call a compression astomosis ring, or CAR.
  • Heavy use of compression is not a new development.
  • It's a slang compression of "other country people." for more
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