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Spanish translation of “compress”

compress

verb /kəmˈpres/
to press together; to force into a narrower space
comprimir
All his belongings were compressed into a very small suitcase.
compressible adjective
comprimible
This compressible sleeping bag is ideal for backpacking.
compression /-ʃən/ noun
compresión
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.
(Definition of compress from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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