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compression

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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

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The first known use of compression was in the 15th century

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“Compression.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compression. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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