Definition of Compresses

1. Noun. (plural of compress) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of compress) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Compresses

1. compress [v] - See also: compress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compresses

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Literary usage of Compresses

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1878)
"This action continued for about half-an-hour after the first compresses had been applied ... The renewed application of compresses was followed by permanent ..."

2. A System of Physiologic Therapeutics: A Practical Exposition of the Methods by Solomon Solis-Cohen (1902)
"Circular Compresses. A wet compress (Umschlag) consists of a number of folds of ... The cooling—in the true sense of the word, cold compresses—and the warm ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1843)
"He recommends several methods, and among others, that by compression: the compresses to be formed of the ..."

4. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"Silver Nitrate, a 2-grain to the 3 solution, after syringing out the eye with warm water, followed by ice compresses, in hope to abort the attack, ..."

5. Atlas and Epitome of Otology by Gustav Brühl, Seth MacCuen Smith (1902)
"Compresses.—If a hot application is desired, moist hydropathic compresses ... The compresses, which should be made of linen, about the size of the palm of ..."

6. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1859)
"THESE compresses may be said to be of two kinds—the tubular and the clasp, which I will describe separately, so that any one at a distance may make them ..."

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