
Definition of Incompressible
1. Adjective. Incapable of being compressed; resisting compression. "Mounds of incompressible garbage"
Definition of Incompressible
1. a. Not compressible; incapable of being reduced by force or pressure into a smaller compass or volume; resisting compression; as, many liquids and solids appear to be almost incompressible.
Definition of Incompressible
1. Adjective. Not compressible. ¹
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Definition of Incompressible
1. [adj]
Medical Definition of Incompressible
1. Not compressible; incapable of being reduced by force or pressure into a smaller compass or volume; resisting compression; as, many liquids and solids appear to be almost incompressible. Incompress"ibleness. Origin: Pref. In not + compressible: cf. F. Incompressible. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Incompressible
Literary usage of Incompressible
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1830)
"On the General Equations of the Motion of Fluids, both incompressible and ... I.
incompressible Fluids. 1 THE general equations relating to the motion of ..."
2. The Electrical Researches of ... Henry Cavendish, F. R. S.: Written Between by Henry Cavendish (1879)
"Let now a communication be made between the two plates AB and DF, by the canal
NSS of incompressible fluid, of any length; and let the body If and the plate ..."
3. Principles of Electrical Engineering by Harold Pender (1911)
"Electricity Analogous to an incompressible Fluid Filling all Space. — The following
analogies will be found helpful in understanding the significance of the ..."
4. A Plain Elementary and Practical System of Natural Experimental Philosophy by John Ewing (1809)
"The most natural order of treating this subject, is, first, to consider the motion
of such fluids as are incompressible, and secondly, the motion of such as ..."
5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1887)
"... which I hope to explain in an early communication to the Royal Society of
Edinburgh. But it is impossible, either in our ideal inviscid incompressible ..."
6. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1895)
"(2) Note on the Steady Motion of a Viscous incompressible Fluid. By J. BRILL,
MA, St John's College. 1. My object in the present communication is to obtain ..."
7. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)
"These equations hold at the surface r = a. 193. incompressible material. In the
case of incompressible material we have to take A ..."