compress-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Make more compact (as if) by pressing or squeezing (together).

We need to compress the data to fit it on the disk.
She compressed her lips.
The spasm compressed the muscle fibers.

VerbNet: knead-26.5,other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: compress.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2