compressing

Definitions of compressing
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n applying pressure

Synonyms:
compression
Antonyms:
decompressing, decompression
relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)
Types:
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squeeze, squeezing
the act of gripping and pressing firmly
condensation, condensing
the act of increasing the density of something
compaction, crunch, crush
the act of crushing
constriction
the action or process of compressing
spasm
(pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
squeeze
the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
strangulation
(pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid
pinch, tweak
a squeeze with the fingers
inspissation, thickening
the act of thickening
grind, mill, pulverisation, pulverization
the act of grinding to a powder or dust
expression
the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing
expulsion, extrusion
squeezing out by applying pressure
vasoconstriction
decrease in the diameter of blood vessels
Type of:
press, pressing, pressure
the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

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