Definition of 'compression'
Example sentences containing 'compression'
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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)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)
She felt the compression of the air as she sped between the rocky sides of the pass. DESTROY THE KENTUCKY (2002)
Synonyms of 'compression'
squeezing, pressing, crushing, consolidation
Trends of 'compression'
In Common Usage. compression is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of compression from the Collins English Dictionary
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