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compression (English)
A condition in which the volume of fuel and air in an engine cylinder is reduced as a result of increased pressure by a piston.
Any of several techniques that reduce the number of bits required to represent information in data transmission or storage.
Reduction in the volume of a substance due to pressure. (Source: MGH)
The system of forces that tend to decrease the volume of or shorten rocks.

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