Definitions for "Compress"
Keywords:  soak, herbal, squeeze, gauze, decoction
To press or squeeze together; to force into a narrower compass; to reduce the volume of by pressure; to compact; to condense; as, to compress air or water.
A folded piece of cloth, pledget of lint, etc., used to cover the dressing of wounds, and so placed as, by the aid of a bandage, to make due pressure on any part.
A dressing used to apply pressure or medicine to an area. Useful in applying heat or cold.
to reduce the space required for storage (of binary data) by an algorithm which converts the data to a smaller number of bits while preserving the information content. The compressed data is usually decompressed to recover the initial data format before subsequent use.
To reduce the size of audio or video data through the use of a compression scheme. Also called encode. See also decompress, lossy, and lossless.
Compresses a file or (files), creating a filename.Z Format: compress filename(s) Working Example: compress my.file This would replace and my.file with and my.file.Z
Keywords:  embrace, sexually
To embrace sexually.
Pushing the clay down and together, forcing the particles of clay closer.
an external application of a liquid suspension, usually a tea
Keywords:  gray, overall, dynamic, scale, gain
A control that regulates the dynamic compression and affects gray scale and overall gain. In general, the higher the compression setting, the more black and white the image will appear.
Keywords:  image, type
the type of image compression
Keywords:  see, uses
For other uses, see Compression.