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Synonyms for compression
kəmˈprɛʃ əncom·pres·sion

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Wiktionary

  1. compressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

  2. compressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    decompression, rarefaction

  3. compressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

  4. compressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    decompression, rarefaction

  5. compressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

Princeton's WordNet

  1. compaction, compression, concretion, densificationnoun

    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, contractionnoun

    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. compressionnoun

    encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

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

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

  4. compression, compressingnoun

    applying pressure

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

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    condensation, pressing together

  2. compressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    brevity, terseness, succinctness, pithiness

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How to use compression in a sentence?

  1. Vershalee Shukla:

    We are one of three in the country and so the benefit of this ultrasound is it images the breast using water and transmission ultrasound and so it's safer to do where there's no radiation, it's not painful there's no compression.

  2. Phil Hartmann:

    So as these compression garments claim it increases the blood flow during exercise, those negative -- well potentially negative -- properties can be washed out sooner.

  3. Michael Underhill:

    Precision leads to efficiency, efficiency leads to decreased usage, decreased usage leads to decreased margins or margin compression, and that will lead to companies getting leaner and meaner.

  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. Justin Crane:

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

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