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Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for to make smaller
“Occasionally, she would compress her lips in a determined line.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to constrict or make or become narrower
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Present participle for to put pressure on
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Present participle for to press or crush noisily or be pressed or crushed noisily
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Present participle for to crush into fine particles
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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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(computing) Present participle for to manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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Lowering
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The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
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