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Definition of Compressed

Compressed
Compress Com*press", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compressed; p. pr & vb. n. Compressing.] [L. compressus, p. p. of comprimere to compress: com- + premere to press. See Press.] 1. To press or squeeze together; to force into a narrower compass; to reduce the volume of by pressure; to compact; to condense; as, to compress air or water. Events of centuries . . . compressed within the compass of a single life. --D. Webster. The same strength of expression, though more compressed, runs through his historical harangues. --Melmoth. 2. To embrace sexually. [Obs.] --Pope. Syn: To crowd; squeeze; condense; reduce; abridge.
Compressed
Compressed Com*pressed", a. 1. Pressed together; compacted; reduced in volume by pressure. 2. (Bot.) Flattened lengthwise. Compressed-air engine, an engine operated by the elastic force of compressed air.
Compress
Compress Com*press", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compressed; p. pr & vb. n. Compressing.] [L. compressus, p. p. of comprimere to compress: com- + premere to press. See Press.] 1. To press or squeeze together; to force into a narrower compass; to reduce the volume of by pressure; to compact; to condense; as, to compress air or water. Events of centuries . . . compressed within the compass of a single life. --D. Webster. The same strength of expression, though more compressed, runs through his historical harangues. --Melmoth. 2. To embrace sexually. [Obs.] --Pope. Syn: To crowd; squeeze; condense; reduce; abridge.
Compress
Compress Com"press, n. [F. compresse.] (Surg.) A folded piece of cloth, pledget of lint, etc., used to cover the dressing of wounds, and so placed as, by the aid of a bandage, to make due pressure on any part.

Meaning of Compressed from wikipedia

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- A compressed fluid (also called a compressed or unsaturated liquid, subcooled fluid or liquid) is a fluid under mechanical or thermodynamic conditions...
- unsustainable. The energy density per unit volume of both liquid hydrogen and compressed hydrogen gas at any practicable pressure is significantly less than that...
- Compressed air is air kept under a pressure that is greater than atmospheric pressure. Compressed air is an important medium for transfer of energy in...
- restore files to their original state after they have been compressed using the compress utility. If no files are specified, the standard input will...
- Compressed natural gas (CNG) is a fuel gas made of petrol which is mainly composed of methane (CH4), compressed to less than 1% of the volume it occupies...
- be compressed, the main action of a pump is to pressurize and transport liquids. Many compressors can be staged, that is, the fluid is compressed several...
- bottles. Inside the cylinder the stored contents may be in a state of compressed gas, vapor over liquid, supercritical fluid, or dissolved in a substrate...
- Pneumatic systems used in industry are commonly powered by compressed air or compressed inert gases. A centrally located and electrically-powered compressor...
- Compressed-air energy storage (CAES) is a way to store energy for later use using compressed air. At a utility scale, energy generated during periods of...