compressed


com·pressed

adjective \kəm-ˈprest also ˈkäm-ˌ\

Definition of COMPRESSED

1
:  pressed together :  reduced in size or volume (as by pressure)
2
:  flattened as though subjected to compression:
a :  flattened laterally <petioles compressed>
b :  narrow from side to side and deep in a dorsoventral direction
com·pressed·ly \kəm-ˈprest-lē, -ˈpre-səd-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of COMPRESSED

14th century

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