Synonyms for compression

Synonyms for (noun) compression

Synonyms: compressing, compression

Definition: applying pressure

Similar words: press, pressing, pressure

Definition: the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

Usage: he gave the button a press; he used pressure to stop the bleeding; at the pressing of a button


Synonyms: compression

Definition: encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

Similar words: encoding, encryption

Definition: the activity of converting data or information into code


Synonyms: compression, condensation, contraction

Definition: the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

Usage: the contraction of a gas on cooling

Similar words: shrinkage, shrinking

Definition: process or result of becoming less or smaller

Usage: the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage


Synonyms: compaction, compression, concretion, densification

Definition: an increase in the density of something

Similar words: concentration

Definition: increase in density