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Synonyms for compressionkəmˈprɛʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compaction, compression, concretion, densification(noun)

    an increase in the density of something

    Synonyms:
    densification, condensation, compressing, coalescence, crush, compression, calculus, concretion, coalition, compaction, crunch, conglutination, contraction, coalescency

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

  2. compression, condensation, contraction(noun)

    the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

    "the contraction of a gas on cooling"

    Synonyms:
    densification, abridgement, condensation, compressing, abridgment, compression, capsule, concretion, compaction, muscle contraction, condensate, muscular contraction, contraction, condensing

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

  3. compression(noun)

    encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

    Synonyms:
    compressing, condensation, concretion, compaction, densification, contraction

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

  4. compression, compressing(noun)

    applying pressure

    Synonyms:
    compressing, condensation, compression, concretion, compaction, densification, contraction

    Antonyms:
    decompression, decompressing

Wiktionary

  1. compression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

  2. compression(noun)

    to increase in density; the act of compressing, or the state of being compressed; compaction

    Antonyms:
    decompression, rarefaction

  3. compression(noun)

    the cycle of an internal combustion engine during which the fuel and air mixture is compressed

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

  4. compression(noun)

    the process by which data is compressed

    Antonyms:
    decompression, rarefaction

  5. compression(noun)

    the electronic process by which any sound's gain is automatically controlled

    Antonyms:
    rarefaction, decompression

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    condensation, pressing together

  2. compression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    brevity, terseness, succinctness, pithiness


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