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Synonyms for compression
kəmˈprɛʃ əncom·pres·sion

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  1. compressionnoun

    rarefaction, decompression

  2. compressionnoun

    decompression, rarefaction

  3. compressionnoun

    rarefaction, decompression

  4. compressionnoun

    decompression, rarefaction

  5. compressionnoun

    rarefaction, decompression

Princeton's WordNet

  1. compaction, compression, concretion, densificationnoun

    an increase in the density of something

    densification, condensation, compressing, coalescence, crush, calculus, concretion, coalition, compaction, crunch, conglutination, contraction, coalescency

    decompression, decompressing

  2. compression, condensation, contractionnoun

    the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

    "the contraction of a gas on cooling"

    densification, abridgement, condensation, compressing, abridgment, capsule, concretion, compaction, muscle contraction, condensate, muscular contraction, contraction, condensing

    decompression, decompressing

  3. compressionnoun

    encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

    compressing, condensation, concretion, compaction, densification, contraction

    decompression, decompressing

  4. compression, compressingnoun

    applying pressure

    compressing, condensation, concretion, compaction, densification, contraction

    decompression, decompressing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compressionnoun

    condensation, pressing together

  2. compressionnoun

    brevity, terseness, succinctness, pithiness

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  1. Michael James:

    The CPI number being stronger than expected has led to further weakness in tech stocks, tech investors are concerned that higher rates are going to lead to multiple compression and less attractive valuations for tech names in a higher rate environment.

  2. Link Starbureiy:

    I will always believe that the future is bright; fun is incompatible with thought compression.

  3. Ryan Helbach:

    There are no moving parts in the flow path, so that means there are no compressor blades to suck in the air, so we need something to get us up to above Mach 4 in order to get the compression into the engine.

  4. Art Hogan:

    The selloff last week was an over reaction and the attempted rally was too fast and furious, i think the compression of time and speed of Wunderlich Equity Capital Markets causes the pendulum to swing too far on every move we make.

  5. Tauya Nenguke:

    I know this guy was out, i didn't know how long, I just started chest compression immediately.

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