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  • v. Present participle of compress.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. applying pressure


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  • Noyes, Libby, and Davis succeed in compressing into a paragraph the lifetime of an individual, without sacrificing the details which make genealogy interesting.

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  • I see no impropriety either in compressing an idea in less than fourteen lines for simplicity or in lengthening it for perspicuity.

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  • I'm actually fascinated by the idea of compressing my earthly belongings into the smallest possible space.

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  • • He experiment with air and the idea of compressing it and invented the first air pump.

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  • We've got a really bad mix of a sandwich here, with Henriette and Felix just kind of compressing this area.

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  • You're using a word here called "compressing" that some audio files aren't used to hearing.

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  • "As virtual environments-and the inherent management complexities for managing these environments-grow, EMC continues to bring to market storage solutions and features such as compressing virtual machines, cloning virtual machines, and automating failback/failover to solve our customers 'challenges."

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  • Exposing a rich set of properties and events, the 15 activities provide operations such as compressing, decompressing, listing contents, sending / receiving files (FTP), and deleting items.

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