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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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Words that Rhyme 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

Example sentences of the word 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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