Compressure Com*pres"sure (?; 135), n. Compression. [1913 Webster]

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  • compressure — com·pres·sure …   English syllables

  • compressure — kəmˈpreshə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: compress (I) + ure : compression …   Useful english dictionary

  • compression — /kəmˈprɛʃən / (say kuhm preshuhn) noun 1. Also, compressure /kəmˈprɛʃə/ (say kuhm preshuh). the act of compressing. 2. Also, compressure /kəmˈprɛʃə/ (say kuhm preshuh). a compressed state. 3. (in some internal combustion engines) the reduction in …   Australian English dictionary

  • compression — compressional, adj. /keuhm presh euhn/, n. 1. the act of compressing. 2. the state of being compressed. 3. the effect, result, or consequence of being compressed. 4. (in internal combustion engines) the reduction in volume and increase of… …   Universalium

  • abbreviation — Synonyms and related words: abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, apocope, aposiopesis, astriction, astringency, blue penciling, bottleneck, bowdlerization, brief, cancellation, capsule, censoring, censorship, cervix, circumscription,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • astringency — Synonyms and related words: Spartanism, abbreviation, acerbity, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, asperity, astriction, astringence, austerity, authoritarianism, bite, bitingness, bitter pill, bitterness, bottleneck,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bottleneck — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, approach, astriction, astringency, asymptote, bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, canal, catch, cecum, cervix, channel, choking, choking off, circumscription, clog …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cervix — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, advocate, alpenstock, ankle, arm, articulation, astriction, astringency, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bag, ballocks, balls, bandeau, basket, beard, bearer, bottleneck, boundary, bra, brace …   Moby Thesaurus

  • circumscription — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, allowance, astriction, astringency, ban, bar, barring, beleaguerment, besetment, blockade, blockading, border line, bottleneck, bound, boundaries, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bounds,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • compression — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, agglutination, apocope, astriction, astringency, bottleneck, cervix, circumscription, clamping, clamping down, clumping, clustering, coarctation, compactedness, compaction,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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