adjective com·pressed \kəm-ˈprest also ˈkäm-ˌ\

Definition of compressed

  1. 1 :  pressed together :  reduced in size or volume (as by pressure)

  2. 2 :  flattened as though subjected to compression:a :  flattened laterally <petioles compressed>b :  narrow from side to side and deep in a dorsoventral direction


play \kəm-ˈprest-lē, -ˈpre-səd-lē\ adverb

14th Century

First Known Use of compressed

14th century

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