compressor

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noun com·pres·sor \-ˈpre-sər\

Definition of compressor

  1. :  one that compresses: as a :  a muscle that compresses a part b :  a machine that compresses gases

1839

First Known Use of compressor

1839


COMPRESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

compressor

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noun com·pres·sor \-ˈpre-sər\

Definition of compressor for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that compresses air or gas


COMPRESSOR Defined for Kids

compressor

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noun com·pres·sor \kəm-ˈpre-sər\

Definition of compressor for Students

  1. :  a machine for reducing the volume of something (as air) by pressure


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compressor

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noun com·pres·sor \-ˈpres-ər\

Medical Definition of compressor

  1. :  one that compresses: asa:  a muscle that compresses a partb:  a machine that compresses gases


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