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appressed

[uh-prest] /əˈprɛst/
adjective
1.
pressed closely against or fitting closely to something.
Origin of appressed
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin appress(us) pressed to (past participle of apprimere), equivalent to ap- ap-1 + pressus (see press1) + -ed2
Related forms
subappressed, adjective
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appressed

/əˈprɛst/
adjective
1.
pressed closely against, but not joined to, a surface: leaves appressed to a stem
Word Origin
C18: from Latin appressus, from apprimere, from premere to press
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