Translation of compression in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəmˈpreʃən/


  • 1.1 (reduction) compresión (f) (before n) compression-ignition engine motor (m) de compresión compression ratio relación (f) de compresión compression stroke carrera (f) de compresión
    More example sentences
    • Lossless data compression is used for data that must not be changed even a single bit.
    • Metastatic disease in the lumbar area can cause spinal cord compression.
    • The added bonus of lossless audio compression is a boon for people who have good speakers and good ears.
    1.2 [Comput] compresión (f)

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