Associations to the word «Compressor»

Wiktionary

COMPRESSOR, noun. A device that produces pressure, such as a gas compressor that produces pressurized gas.
COMPRESSOR, noun. A device that squeezes (compresses).
COMPRESSOR, noun. An instrument for compressing an artery (especially the femoral artery) or other part.
COMPRESSOR, noun. An apparatus for confining or flattening between glass plates an object to be examined with the microscope; a compressorium.
COMPRESSOR, noun. A machine for compressing gases, especially an air compressor.
COMPRESSOR, noun. (audio) A device that reduces the dynamic range of an audio signal.
COMPRESSOR, noun. (anatomy) A muscle that compresses certain parts.
COMPRESSOR, noun. (computing) A program or algorithm for compressing data.

Dictionary definition

COMPRESSOR, noun. A mechanical device that compresses gasses.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca