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See definition of compressing on Dictionary.com
  • as inpressure
  • as inreducing

synonyms for compressing

  • burden
  • squeeze
  • strain
  • strength
  • stress
  • tension
  • compression
  • crushing
  • encumbrance
  • heaviness
  • load
  • mass
  • shear
  • squeezing
  • thrust
  • abbreviating
  • condensing
  • contracting
  • contraction
  • decreasing
  • dieting
  • diminishing
  • discounting
  • downsizing
  • lessening
  • reduction
  • shortening
  • shrinking
  • cutting down
  • marking down
  • paring down
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antonyms for compressing

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  • relaxation
  • ease
  • facility
  • peace
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How to use compressing in a sentence

Several tribes subject the head of the new-born to a systematic mis-shapement by compressing it.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
The tests are made by using a cubic inch of the metal and compressing it, and by trying to draw apart a square inch of metal.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
Without an instant's hesitation, only compressing his lips firmly together, the Chicagoan presses the red-hot iron upon his arm.
MISS CAPRICEST. GEORGE RATHBORNE
Direct the assistant to cease compressing the root of the ear, and slowly inject the inoculum.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Masten nodded toward him and shook his head slowly from side to side, compressing his lips as he did so.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
With the flywheel in the hand, bring the piston back sharply two or three times, compressing the charge.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
The valve opening then closes, and the piston moves forward compressing the gases enclosed in the cylinder, as shown in figure B.
THE ROMANCE OF AIRCRAFTLAWRENCE YARD SMITH
One of the gentlemen opened the chair door with a flourish, and the divinity, compressing her hoop, descended.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
"Better stand back here," said he, and led me over by the air-compressing engine, where we were out of range.
CAREERS OF DANGER AND DARINGCLEVELAND MOFFETT
There is a two-stage steam air compressor, compressing air to from 90 to 100 ℔ per sq. in.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COMPRESSING

  • burden
  • compressing
  • compression
  • crushing
  • encumbrance
  • heaviness
  • load
  • mass
  • shear
  • squeeze
  • squeezing
  • strain
  • strength
  • stress
  • tension
  • thrust
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.