compress (Meaning)

Wordnet

compress (n)

a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

Wordnet

compress (v)

make more compact by or as if by pressing

squeeze or press together

compress Sentence Examples

  1. He used a compressor to compress the files for easier storage.
  2. The hiker compressed his sleeping bag to save space in his backpack.
  3. Engineers developed a hydraulic system to compress air for industrial use.
  4. She gently pressed down to compress the spring and release the mechanism.
  5. The athlete applied a compression bandage to the injured ankle to reduce swelling.
  6. Scientists study how matter behaves when subjected to extreme pressures and temperatures, causing it to compress.
  7. To reduce the size of the image file, he decided to compress it using specialized software.
  8. Drivers should check their tire pressure regularly to ensure they are not compressing too much air.
  9. The rock formations formed over millions of years due to the weight of sediment compressing layers beneath.
  10. The manuscript was too long, so the editor suggested ways to compress the content without losing its essence.

FAQs About the word compress

a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever), make more compact by or as

squeeze,condense, constrict, capsulize, narrow (down), cram, collapse, telescope, shorten, pack

decompress, decompress, expand, open, open,expand, swell, outspread, disperse, distend

He used a compressor to compress the files for easier storage.

The hiker compressed his sleeping bag to save space in his backpack.

Engineers developed a hydraulic system to compress air for industrial use.

She gently pressed down to compress the spring and release the mechanism.