Translation of compress in Spanish:
transitive verbAmerican English: /kəmˈprɛs/ British English: /kəmˈprɛs/
- 1.1(reduce)(text)to compress something
intosomethingit is compressed into solid blockshe compressed the speech into a short articlese comprime hasta formar bloques compactosescribió un breve artículo en el que se condensaba el discursoExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (Computing)
- They can be compressed into nine critical questions.
- Often, large files are compressed to reduce downloading time.
- The files are automatically compressed so they're small enough to send via email.
- Without a second thought, you'd probably compress the file and send it off.
nounAmerican English: /ˈkɑmˌprɛs/ British English: /ˈkɒmprɛs/
- hot/cold compresscompresa caliente/fríaExample sentences
- Symptoms increased with warmth and were relieved partially with cold compresses.
- If stung by a fire ant, the first recommended step is to apply a cold compress to relieve the swelling and pain.
- She pressed the cold compress to the spot where she hit her head.
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