Translation of "compress" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kəmˈpres/ us /kəmˈpres/

to make something smaller, especially by pressing it, so that it uses less space or time

compressed air
The course compresses two yearstraining into six months.

(Translation of “compress” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kəmˈpres/

to press together; to force into a narrower space

All his belongings were compressed into a very small suitcase.
compressible adjective

This compressible sleeping bag is ideal for backpacking.
compression /-ʃən/ noun

He died as a result of asphyxia caused by compression of the chest.
compressed air noun

air which is at a pressure higher than atmospheric pressure

aire comprimido
Deep sea divers breathe compressed air.

(Translation of “compress” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)