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1. compression

noun. ['kəmˈprɛʃən'] encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required.

Synonyms

  • encryption
  • encoding
  • MPEG

Antonyms

  • pull
  • gain
  • lose
  • hate

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Rhymes with Compression

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession
  • question

Sentences with compression


1. Noun, singular or mass
Roll the engine by hand until the next cylinder comes up to TDC on the compression stroke.

2. compression

noun. ['kəmˈprɛʃən'] the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together.

Synonyms

  • coarctation
  • constriction
  • shrinkage
  • condensation
  • shrinking

Antonyms

  • delay
  • cool
  • increase
  • expansion

3. compression

noun. ['kəmˈprɛʃən'] applying pressure.

Synonyms

  • compressing
  • condensation
  • crunch
  • squeeze
  • crush
  • pressing
  • compaction
  • squeezing
  • pressure
  • condensing
  • press

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • undercharge
  • decompress
  • unclasp

4. compression

noun. ['kəmˈprɛʃən'] an increase in the density of something.

Synonyms

  • concretion
  • compaction
  • concentration

Antonyms

  • distribution
  • decrease
  • disassembly
  • dilution
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