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)