HyperDic: compressed

English > 3 senses of the word compressed:
ADJECTIVEallcompressed, tightpressed tightly together
allcompressedreduced in volume by pressure
allcompressed, flatflattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
compressed > pronunciation
Soundskahmpreh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > compressed: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPressed tightly together.
Example"with lips compressed"
Synonymtight
Broaderclosed, shutUsed especially of mouth or eyes
Spanishapretado, comprimido, prieto
Catalanajustat, atapeït, comprimit
English > compressed: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningReduced in volume by pressure.
Example"compressed air"
Broadercompressiblecapable of being compressed or made more compact
Spanishcomprimido
Catalancomprimit
English > compressed: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningflattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes).
Synonymflat
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Spanishaplanado, plano
Catalanaplanat, pla

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