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appressed

[uh-prest]
adjective
pressed closely against or fitting closely to something.

Origin:
1785–95; < Latin appress(us) pressed to (past participle of apprimere), equivalent to ap- ap-1 + pressus (see press1) + -ed2

subappressed, adjective
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appressed (əˈprɛst)
 
adj
pressed closely against, but not joined to, a surface: leaves appressed to a stem
 
[C18: from Latin appressus, from apprimere, from premere to press]

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