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Categories: Figures of speech, Prosody (linguistics), Phonology, All articles needing additional references, Continuum mechanics
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compression  condensation  contraction  tension and compression  axial forces
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The process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together WordNet 3.0
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The process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In mechanics, compression is the application of balanced inward forces to different points on a material or structure, that is, forces with no net sum or torque directed so as to reduce its size in one or more directions. Wikipedia
Size reduction due to forces Wikipedia Disambiguation
Application of inward ("pushing") forces to a material or structure Wikidata
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The contraction of a gas on cooling WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet