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Now observe a mass first subjected to compression, and next to tension.

Compression of the artery makes no difference in the size or tension of the swelling.

Manual of SurgeryAlexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

The compression around my chest was like that of a tightening band of iron.

Swept Out to SeaW. Bertram Foster

The fifteenth point concerns steel in compression in reinforced concrete columns or beams.

This compression will be vastly increased through the simultaneous opening of the eight circular speaking ports SP.

I mean the process of compression makes them more pregnant and they breed new notes.

Seventh, because the compression absorbs some of the piston power.

The ultimate strength of concrete in compression was taken as 2,000 lbs.

Concrete ConstructionHalbert P. Gillette

Compression means that nothing must be included that can be left out.

The Short-storyWilliam Patterson Atkinson

That can be due only to the strain of crushing produced by the stress of compression.

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