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Verb
To squeeze together
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“Measurements may be inaccurate because of pseudohypertension, in which the blood pressure cuff fails to compress a calcified artery.”
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To make smaller
“Occasionally, she would compress her lips in a determined line.”
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To express in a shorter form
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“In this chapter we compress into summary form the main findings.”
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To crush or squeeze (something) with force so that it becomes flat, soft, or out of shape
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To put pressure on
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To cause sudden intense pain in the bowels
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To draw out by force or with effort
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(computing) To manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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A pad of lint or other absorbent material pressed on to part of the body to relieve inflammation or stop bleeding
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A strip of woven material used to bind up a wound or to protect an injured part of the body
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A thick piece of soft material, typically used to protect or shape something, or to absorb liquid
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