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compress

US [kəmˈpres]
UK [kəm'pres]
  • v.压缩;精简;浓缩;压缩(文件等)
  • n.压布
  • Web压紧;敷布;压迫
Simple Present:compresses  Present Participle:compressing  Past Tense:compressed  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
(被)压紧,压缩to press or squeeze sth together or into a smaller space; to be pressed or squeezed in this way
compressed air/gas
压缩空气╱气体
Her lips compressed into a thin line.
她的双唇抿成了一道缝。
2.
[t]
~ sth (into sth)
精简;浓缩;压缩to reduce sth and fit it into a smaller space or amount of time
The main arguments were compressed into one chapter.
主要的论证被压缩为一个章节。
3.
[t]
~ sth
压缩(文件等)to make computer files, etc. smaller so that they use less space on a disk, etc.
n.
1.
(止血、减痛等的)敷布,压布a cloth that is pressed onto a part of the body to stop the loss of blood, reduce pain, etc.

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