Meaning of COMPRESSION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kəmˈpreʃən ]

n. 1 the act of compressing or being compressed. 2 the reduction in volume (causing an increase in pressure) of the fuel mixture in an internal-combustion engine before ignition. [F f. L compressio (as COMPRESS)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.