Meaning of COMPRESSED in English

COMPRESSED

— compressedly , adv.

/keuhm prest"/ , adj.

1. pressed into less space; condensed: compressed gases.

2. pressed together: compressed lips.

3. flattened by or as if by pressure: compressed wallboard.

4. Zool. , Bot. flattened laterally.

[ 1325-75; ME; see COMPRESS, -ED 2 ]

Ant. 1. expanded.

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