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compression

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of compression

  1. the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing <the compression of a long, complicated story into a two-hour movie is never easy> Synonyms compacting, compaction, condensation, condensing, constricting, constriction, contracting, contraction, squeeze, squeezing, telescoping Related Words abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), curtailment, shortening; concentration, consolidation; simplification, streamlining; decreasing, diminishment, lessening Near Antonyms dilation, dispersion, dissipation, scattering; distension (or distention), inflation, swelling Antonyms decompression, expansion





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