Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “compress”

See all translations

compress

verb [T]
 
 
/kəmˈpres/
to make something smaller, especially by pressing it, so that it uses less space or time
sıkıştırmak, sıkmak, basmak, ezmek
compressed air The course compresses two years' training into six months.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongSqueezing and grinding
to use a special program to make information on a computer use less space
bilgisayarda bilgiyi sıkıştırarak daha az yer kaplamasını sağlayan program
Operating computers
compression
 
 
/kəmˈpreʃən/ noun [U]
basınç, sıkıştırma
(Definition of compress from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “compress” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

make believe

believing or imagining things that appear to be attractive or exciting, but are not real

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More