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What is another word for compressing?

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Verb
Present participle for to cause to reduce in size, typically by applying pressure or force
“It's perfectly portable, thanks to its being made of springy memory foam that enables you to compress it to half its size.”
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Present participle for to shrink or become smaller in size
“If your down jacket starts to compress after it's been packed away for the summer, simply place it in the dryer on low heat and it will puff back up.”
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Present participle for to apply force or pressure on something, typically to reduce its size
“Scatter the other half of the onion on top and press it down to compress the meat and onion.”
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Present participle for to pack into a small space, typically with force
“I roll my clothes instead of fold them, and I use packing cubes to compress my clothes into less space.”
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Present participle for to express in a shorter form
more ❯
“This method required that the compilers of the Buddha's discourses compress the main points into simple repetitive formulas conducive to easy memorization.”
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Present participle for to compress computer files into a single and smaller file
“Run the following command to compress the files into a single WIM file.”
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Present participle for to crimp or press together
“Occasionally, she would compress her lips in a determined line.”
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Present participle for to constrict or make or become narrower
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Driving over
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Present participle for to crush (something) with force so that it becomes flat, soft, or out of shape
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Present participle for to move or cause to move into a position of contact with something by exerting continuous physical force
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Present participle for to put pressure on
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Present participle for to pinch sharply
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(computing) Present participle for to manipulate data or information with a computer or software
Noun
The process of becoming smaller in amount, level or degree
Noun
The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
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