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synonyms for compression

  • squeezing
  • confining
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How to use compression in a sentence

They’re great options for people who are advised to wear compression socks all the time, as they can work with many shoe types and across seasons.
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In simulations and experiments, they saw the bio-inspired lattice withstand the most stress — first from compression in one direction, and then from opposing pressures at three points in another test — before breaking.
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When comparing each runner’s highest-deviation shoe to his or her lowest-deviating shoe, the high-deviating shoe produced significantly greater cartilage compression in the medial-tibial area of the knee joint.
THERE’S A NEW WAY TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT RUNNING SHOEALEX HUTCHINSONJANUARY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Don’t forget to also check on compression, caching, and, importantly, image file sizes.
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One of the most promising so far, Silver said, is video compression, where there are many different ways to compress a video signal, but no clear rules about which one is best for different kinds of video.
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In reality, some sequences are much more likely than others, and the entropy rate is much lower, allowing for greater compression.
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This flexibility helps the beetle absorb compression in a part of its body that is safer to squish.
THE DIABOLICAL IRONCLAD BEETLE IS NEARLY UNSQUISHABLEMARIA TEMMINGNOVEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Although input costs also rise, the boost to nominal sales more than offsets inflation-driven margin compression.
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Still, Teads had anticipated the update would be a “nonevent” for its business because the company had for years focused on file-size compression in order for ads to load quickly, said Jeremy Arditi, the company’s chief commercial officer.
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Should it fail, the fluid can generally be pumped out by alternate compression of the tube and the bulb.
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPRESSION

  • abridgement
  • abstract
  • abstraction
  • clipping
  • compendium
  • compression
  • condensation
  • contraction
  • digest
  • outline
  • precis
  • précis
  • reduction
  • sketch
  • summary
  • syllabus
  • synopsis
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