Definition of 'compression'
Example sentences containing 'compression'
Her brown hair was brushed to one side of her face and the normally large eyes glinted in a slight compression.WHISTLER IN THE DARK (2002) A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
I understood well enough that the explosion of fuel and air was caused by sudden compression, but that wasn't a final cause.LOOKING FOR THE SPARK (2002)
DESTROY THE KENTUCKY (2002)
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