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We found 71 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word compression:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. compression: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. compression: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. compression: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. compression: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. compression: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. compression: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Compression, compression: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. compression: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. compression: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. compression: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. compression: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. compression: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. compression: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. compression: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. compression: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Compression (album), Compression (geology), Compression (music), Compression (physical), Compression (physics), Compression: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Compression: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. compression: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. compression: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Compression: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. compression: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Compression: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. compression: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. compression: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. compression: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. compression: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. compression: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Compression: Multimedia Glossary [home, info]
  2. compression: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Compression: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. Compression (disambiguation), compression: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. compression: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (11 matching dictionaries)
  1. compression: Webster's New World Hacker Dictionary [home, info]
  2. compression: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  3. compression: Netlingo [home, info]
  4. Compression, compression: CCI Computer [home, info]
  5. Compression: Game Dictionary [home, info]
  6. compression: Computer Telephony & Electronics Dictionary and Glossary [home, info]
  7. compression: Glossary of Internet Terms [home, info]
  8. Compression (d'un fichier): Internet Terms [home, info]
  9. compression: Hacking Lexicon [home, info]
  10. compression: I T Glossary [home, info]
  11. Compression (disambiguation), compression: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. compression: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. compression: Neurotrauma Glossary [home, info]
  3. compression: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  4. Compression (disambiguation), compression: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. Compression: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Compression: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. compression: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. Compression: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. compression: On-Line Biology Book: GLOSSARY [home, info]
  4. compression: Natural History Terms [home, info]
  5. Compression: Visionary, for the Study of Vision [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Compression: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. compression: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. compression: Golfer's Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Compression: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. compression: Webster's New World Telecom Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Compression: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. Compression: Glossary of video terms [home, info]
  4. Compression: National Glass Association Glossary [home, info]
  5. Compression: Woodworking Glossary [home, info]
  6. Compression: Bridge Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Compression: PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography [home, info]
  8. compression: Rane Professional Audio Reference [home, info]
  9. Compression, Compression: Sweetwater Music [home, info]
  10. COMPRESSION: Power Engineering [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (compression)

noun:  applying pressure
noun:  encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required
noun:  the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
noun:  an increase in the density of something

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