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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: compressed air
Previous Word in the Dictionary: compress (noun)
All Words Near: compressed

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up compressed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More