from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Serving to or able to compress.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That compresses

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Compressing, or having power or tendency to compress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having power to compress; tending to compress.


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