un-compressed

compressed

[kuhm-prest]
adjective
1.
pressed into less space; condensed: compressed gases.
2.
pressed together: compressed lips.
3.
flattened by or as if by pressure: compressed wallboard.
4.
Zoology, Botany. flattened laterally.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English; see compress, -ed2

compressedly, adverb
subcompressed, adjective
uncompressed, adjective


1. expanded.
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compressed (kəmˈprɛst)
 
adj
1.  squeezed together or condensed
2.  (of the form of flatfishes, certain plant parts, etc) flattened laterally along the whole length

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compress
late 14c., "to press (something) together," from O.Fr. compresser, from L. compressare "to press together," frequentative of comprimere "to squeeze," from com- "together" + premere "to press" (see press (v.1)). The noun, in the surgical sense, is from 1599.
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compress com·press (kŏm'prěs')
n.
A soft pad of gauze or other material applied with pressure to a part of the body to control hemorrhage or to supply heat, cold, moisture, or medication to alleviate pain or reduce infection. v. com·pressed, com·press·ing, com·press·es (kəm-prěs')
To press or squeeze together.

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