Noun(1) a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication, to relieve discomfort or reduce fever
Verb(1) make more compact by or as if by pressing(2) squeeze or press together
(1) in this chapter we compress into summary form the main findings(2) He went to place the compress on her head again and she evaded him.(3) To relieve a tension headache, apply a cold compress to the back of your neck.(4) She pressed the cold compress to the spot where she hit her head.(5) Infants, like adults, furrow their brows when angry, says Izard, but unlike adults they don't tend to compress their lips.(6) a cold compress(7) She continued to place the cool compress on his forehead and dab at his reddened cheeks.(8) Occasionally, she would compress her lips in a determined line.(9) Without a second thought, you'd probably compress the file and send it off.(10) A ginger compress is safe for most people and in many situations.(11) The pressure associated with diving deep can cause air spaces like lungs to compress and maybe even collapse.(12) So now I've got a cold compress on it, fresh from the freezer.(13) As air spaces compress with depth the volume of the dolphin decreases without an accompanying reduction in mass, and the animal becomes less buoyant.(14) Lifting the bolt handle to extract the fired case and compress the mainspring is very difficult.(15) Before I knew it, I had worked myself up into a frothing, barking frenzy and had to lay down and put a cold compress on my head.(16) If stung by a fire ant, the first recommended step is to apply a cold compress to relieve the swelling and pain.
(1) cold compress :: frèt konsentre
1. squeeze ::
2. abridge ::
3. pack together ::
1. decompress ::
2. expand ::
3. open ::
4. outspread ::
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