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Definition of "incompressible" [in•com•press•i•ble]

  • Impossible to compress; resisting compression: mounds of incompressible garbage. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incompressible" in a sentence
  • "If I read it right, he’s claiming that IC structures are, according to information theory, necessarily random in your #2 sense of incompressible, which is clearly at odds with reality."
  • "Instead of using an internal bladder to compress the carbon fiber from inside, the patented process involves some kind of solid, incompressible material that forms an inner mold for the rims."
  • "Energetic cost to space is the same for everyone and essentially incompressible ..."