• (adj): Pressed tightly together.
    Example: "With lips compressed"
    Synonyms: tight
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on compressed:

Compressed Hydrogen
... Compressed hydrogen (CGH2 or CGH2) is the gaseous state of the element hydrogen kept under pressure ... Compressed hydrogen in hydrogen tanks at 350 bar (5,000 psi) and 700 bar (10,000 psi) is used for mobile hydrogen storage in hydrogen vehicles ...
Sternarchogiton Preto
... The body is a laterally compressed and knife-shaped, with a nearly straight dorsal profile ... The head is laterally compressed with a convex dorsal profile and small eyes that are covered by a membrane ... missing or regenerated when intact it is compressed and short, with a small lanceolate caudal fin containing 13-20 rays ...
Siemens Cycle
... A gas is compressed, leading to an increase in its temperature (by Gay-Lussac's law relating pressure and temperature) ... The compressed gas is then cooled by a heat exchanger, then the cool, compressed gas is allowed to decompress, further cooling it (again by Gay-Lussac's law) ...
Compressed Pattern Matching
... In computer science compressed pattern matching or CPM is the process of searching for patterns in compressed data with little or no decompression ... Searching in a compressed string is faster than searching an uncompressed string and requires less space ...
Compressed Pattern Matching - Compressed Matching Problem
... If the compressed file uses a variable width encoding it could be present a problem for example, let “100” be the codeword for a and let “110100” be the codeword for b ... requires more space and time and often is not possible, for example if we think to a compressed file hosted online ... This problem of verify if the match returned by the compressed pattern matching algorithm is a true or a false match together with the impossibility of decode entire text is called compressed ...

More definitions of "compressed":

  • (adj): Reduced in volume by pressure.
    Example: "Compressed air"
  • (adj): Flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes).
    Synonyms: flat

Famous quotes containing the word compressed:

    The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe.... A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble.
    Rémy De Gourmont (1858–1915)

    Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
    Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910)