HyperDic: compressed_air

English > 1 sense of the expression compressed air:
NOUNsubstancecompressed airair at a pressure greater than that of the atmosphere
English > compressed air: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAir at a pressure greater than that of the atmosphere.
Example"compressed air is often used to power machines"
Narrowerair cushionThe trapped air that supports a hovercraft a short distance above the water or ground
Broadercompressed gasgas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellant
Spanishaire comprimido
Catalanaire comprimit

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