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Webster 1913 Edition


Compressed

Com-pressed′

,
Adj.
1.
Pressed together; compacted; reduced in volume by pressure.
2.
(Bot.)
Flattened lengthwise.
Compressed-air engine
,
an engine operated by the elastic force of compressed air.

Webster 1828 Edition


Compressed

COMPRESSED

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pp.
1.
Pressed or squeezed together; forced into a narrow or narrower compass; embraced carnally.
2.
In botany, flatted; having the two opposite sides plane or flat; as a compressed stem.

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compressed

compressed

English

Adjective

compressed (comparative more compressed, superlative most compressed)

  1. Pressed tightly together.
  2. Flattened, especially when along its entire length.

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compressed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of compress

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