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compresses

verb
present tense third-person singular of compress

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1 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • a science textbook that compresses a lot of information about human reproduction into a few short chapters

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2 to become smaller in size or volume through the drawing together of particles of matter
  • the substance can compress under pressure

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“Compresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compresses. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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