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Synonyms for compression
kəmˈprɛʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compaction, compression, concretion, densification(noun)

    an increase in the density of something

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

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

  2. compression, condensation, contraction(noun)

    the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

    "the contraction of a gas on cooling"

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

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

  3. compression(noun)

    encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

    Synonyms:
    compressing, condensation, concretion, compaction, densification, contraction

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

  4. compression, compressing(noun)

    applying pressure

    Synonyms:
    compressing, condensation, concretion, compaction, densification, contraction

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

Wiktionary

  1. compression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

  2. compression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    decompression, rarefaction

  3. compression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

  4. compression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    decompression, rarefaction

  5. compression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    condensation, pressing together

  2. compression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    brevity, terseness, succinctness, pithiness

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How to say compression in sign language?

  1. compression

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How to use compression in a sentence?

  1. Justin Crane:

    Competition for mandates will increase, leading to further pricing compression, particularly fees, lengthening of tenors and loosening of structures.

  2. Brian Tanquilut:

    This is going to be a big issue going forward for some specialty pharmacies and will drive pricing compression.

  3. Ishak Ibrahim:

    We are not in a compression situation, we are talking about rights, and (how) the state has not (fulfilled its duty) to protect the Copts and enhance equality.

  4. Fed Chair Janet Yellen:

    I would highlight that equity market valuations at this point generally are quite high, there are potential dangers there... We've also seen the compression of spreads on high-yield debt, which certainly looks like a reach for yield type of behavior.

  5. Jason Woosley:

    We've got a shorter holiday selling season, that's creating a compression effect.


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