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compressed air

  

      n   air at a higher pressure than atmospheric pressure: used esp. as a source of power for machines  
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compressed  
      adj  
1    squeezed together or condensed  
2    (of the form of flatfishes, certain plant parts, etc.) flattened laterally along the whole length  


compressed air  
      n   air at a higher pressure than atmospheric pressure: used esp. as a source of power for machines  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  

Collins

compressed

  
  
abridged, compact, compacted, concentrated, concise, consolidated, constricted, flattened, reduced, shortened, squashed, squeezed  

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compress, compressive, compressure

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