compressibleness

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compress
 
vb
1.  (tr) to squeeze together or compact into less space; condense
2.  computing to apply a compression program to (electronic data) so that it takes up less space
 
n
3.  a wet or dry cloth or gauze pad with or without medication, applied firmly to some part of the body to relieve discomfort, reduce fever, drain a wound, etc
4.  a machine for packing material, esp cotton, under pressure
 
[C14: from Late Latin compressāre, from Latin comprimere, from premere to press]
 
com'pressible
 
adj
 
com'pressibleness
 
n
 
com'pressibly
 
adv

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