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Definitions of compress:
  • noun:   a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
  • verb:   squeeze or press together
    Example: "She compressed her lips"
  • verb:   make more compact by or as if by pressing
    Example: "Compress the data"

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