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Definition of "compressing" [compressing]

  • Present participle of compress. (verb)

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Use "compressing" in a sentence
  • "If the boy was dead, the man would have done a more convincing job in compressing the chest."
  • "Noyes, Libby, and Davis succeed in compressing into a paragraph the lifetime of an individual, without sacrificing the details which make genealogy interesting."
  • "I see no impropriety either in compressing an idea in less than fourteen lines for simplicity or in lengthening it for perspicuity."