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At the height of the second wave, the data followed a corresponding, though more compressed, pattern.
The price difference can mean that even at its most compressed, vertical farming does not save much on one of farming’s major capital expenses.
Many advertisers have spent the past several months operating on compressed schedules because they cannot do long-term planning, said Erik Requidan, the cofounder of the site monetization services consultancy Media Tradecraft.
Whether the drills are worked by compressed air, or by hand in the old-fashioned way, the effect is the same.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
She stood regarding him a moment with lips compressed and a white, startled, angry face.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
His brow was calm, but his mouth closely compressed, as if to sustain some firm resolve.
Arnold looked at her for a single comprehending instant, a pitying instant, then his lips compressed tightly as he turned away.
Sometimes the whole history is compressed into one crowded scene, as in the following example.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The heart was exposed and compressed rhythmically; it was restored to action, and he began to breathe.
“No,” she said decidedly; and her little lips were tightly compressed, so that they should not give vent to a sob.
THE BAG OF DIAMONDSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN

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