Definition of compressed air in English:

compressed air

Syllabification: com·pressed air


  • Air that has been compressed to a pressure higher than atmospheric pressure.
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    • If more people knew that compressed air is solar energy, we would all be driving air cars now.
    • When the sensor is triggered, compressed air rapidly fills the air bags before the user hits the ground and reduces or prevents injury.
    • Microjets can be powered by compressed air, thermal bubbles, and even acoustic waves.

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