Associations to the word «Compressed»


COMPRESSED, adjective. Pressed tightly together.
COMPRESSED, adjective. Flattened, especially when along its entire length.
COMPRESSED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of compress
COMPRESSED AIR, noun. Air which has been reduced in volume and increased in pressure; it is used to power machinery etc
COMPRESSED YEAST, noun. A cake yeast made by filtering the cells from the liquid in which they are grown, subjecting to heavy pressure, and mixing with starch or flour.

Dictionary definition

COMPRESSED, adjective. Pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed".
COMPRESSED, adjective. Reduced in volume by pressure; "compressed air".
COMPRESSED, adjective. Flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes).

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.