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Noun: compressing  kum'pre-sing
  1. Applying pressure
    - compression
Verb: compress
  1. Make more compact by or as if by pressing
    "compress the data";
    - compact, pack together
  2. Bring together or compress
    "she compressed her lips";
    - constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

Type of: force, press, pressing, pressure, sardine [informal], squash, squeeze, tighten, wedge

Antonym: decompress, decompressing

Encyclopedia: Compressing