Definition of Compressional

1. Adjective. The quality of compression ¹

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Definition of Compressional

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compressional

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compression molding
compression neuropathy
compression of brain
compression of tissue
compression paralysis
compression plating
compression pump
compression ratio
compression retinopathy
compression set
compression syndrome
compression thrombosis
compression wave
compressional (current term)
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compressive myelopathy
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Literary usage of Compressional

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1. The Physics of Earthquake Phenomena by Cargill Gilston Knott (1908)
"The first phase of the preliminary tremors is thus identified with the compressional waves passing through the body of the earth. ..."

2. The Atmosphere; Its Characteristics and Dynamics by Frederick Joaquim Barbosa Cordeiro (1910)
"For a unidirectional wave, such as the compressional wave we have just ... In such a case, as we have seen, the total compressional energy is equal to the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"It is possible to imagine frames devoid of dis- tortional elasticity and either incompressible or devoid of compressional elasticity, one of the former ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"The point, however, which we wish to emphasize is that mere ether compression alone is not sufficient to explain gravitation ; at least the compressional ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"Among the principles that govern the transmission of compressional waves are the ... When a longitudinal or compressional wave passes from one medium to ..."

6. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Seismic refraction surveys, therefore, are used to provide in situ elastic properties of the frozen ground. ELASTIC CONSTANTS compressional and shear-wave ..."

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