French translation of 'compress'
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Example Sentences Including 'compress'
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Her memory had compressed time.Berthe Morisot (1990)
In the middle of the 1990s the time has compressed to three and a half years.INSIDE THE TORNADO: MARKETING STRATEGIES FROM SILICON VALLEY&apos;S CUTTING EDGE (2001)
The antibiotic drug costs far more than the cold compress which is all yesterday's physician had to fight pneumonia.MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
And you don't need a cylinder of volatile compressed gas in your car to do it.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Employees can take advantage of a number of flexible working options such as compressed hours, job sharing and part-time working.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Flexible options such as reduced or compressed hours, or working from home, help employees to fit work around other commitments.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Symptoms normally pass within 48 hours and can be eased using a cold compress and resting with the eyes closed.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There are flexible working options such as compressed and school hours or home working.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Twelve hours is compressed to 20 minutes of pictures.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Women returning to work can request part-time or compressed hours.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
No need for the emergency compressed air.Bomber (2006 (1970))
The compressed air gave a hiss of anticipation.Bomber (2006 (1970))
There was a hiss of compressed air and a flurry of bubbles.Bomber (2006 (1970))
After that, the arithmetic becomes increasingly complex and would require a cold compress over the forehead if one tried to explain its many intricacies.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I defy anyone to dispute the truly Olympian nature of all that, when compressed into one package.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Apply a cold compress to the area as soon as you can to reduce pain and swelling.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It also works a treat when applied via a cold compress to the eyes.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Place a cold compress on the forehead.The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)
Everything is compressed in time.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The engines now run on compressed natural gas, which is said to be 80 per cent cleaner than a petrol engine.The Sun (2006)
We live in a very compressed time.The Sun (2006)
Give a final quick burst of compressed air to remove any fresh dust.Photographers Handbook (1993)
Neanderthals and modern humans seem to have played out a similar story, much more compressed in time and much closer to our own day.The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)
Strip down the camera and clean with compressed air and a soft brush.Photographers Handbook (1993)
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British English: compress VERB
When you compress something or when it compresses, it is pressed or squeezed so that it takes up less space.
Poor posture, sitting, or walking slouched over, compresses the body's organs.
Translation of compress from the Collins English to French Dictionary