Definitions of compressing

  1. applying pressure

Usage examples for compressing

  1. In compressing all concepts into one, they therefore necessarily arrived at a being, which we may call Thought, but which was rather thought- object than thought- subject. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  2. " Will you see the American ladies and gentlemen who are coming to- morrow to pick out the-" " Yes, I'll see them," said I, compressing my lips. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. " Come on, gentlemen," said Anderson, compressing his lips. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon