Definition of depressed in English:


Line breaks: de|pressed
Pronunciation: /dɪˈprɛst


  • 3(Of an object or part of an object) in a lower position, having been pushed down: a depressed fracture of the skull
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    • When the lever is depressed against the handlebars by the pressure of the three fingers, the forefinger is not engaged by the depressed lever, and thus control of the vehicle is improved.
    • The depressed lever then depresses the valve opening member.
    • The lamps screw onto the stands with a sprung depressed lever making them very secure and quick and easy to setup and pack away.

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