Definition of "compressor" [com•press•or]

  • (noun) One that compresses, especially:
  • (noun) Mechanics A pump or other machine that increases the pressure of a gas.
  • (noun) Medicine An instrument or device that compresses, such as a forceps or clamp.
  • (noun) Anatomy A muscle that causes compression of a body part.

Use "compressor" in a sentence

  • "Since his compressor is in the garage, I just step outside and blow that dust away."
  • "Energy Saver Mode: Turns off the fan whenever the compressor is off."
  • "But I'm not worried about the long term compressor issues."

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