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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 put pressure on
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To press or crush noisily or be pressed or crushed noisily
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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(computing) To manipulate data or information with a computer or software
Noun
A pad or absorbent material used to relieve inflammation or stop bleeding
Noun
A strip of woven material used to bind up a wound or to protect an injured part of the body
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