compression

[ kuh m-presh-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF compression

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPRESSION

The necessary heat in this case is produced by the compression of air.

That,” said Fred Sanders, with a compression of the lips, “has settled it forever.

A compression spring of this kind has a very wide range of movement.

The resistance of a body to compression does not depend upon its hardness.

The progress must be slower, if anything, and with the compression working as a brake.

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

I did not reply; but by the compression of my lips I presume he saw that I was dubious.

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

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

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

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