[in-kuh m-pres-uh-buh l]
- not capable of being compressed.
Origin of incompressible
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But there is in his thought an incompressible energy of revolt.Little Eyolf
Fluids are divided into liquids, or incompressible fluids, and gases, or compressible fluids.
Incompressible, in-kom-pres′i-bl, adj. not to be compressed into smaller bulk.
Water, though yielding, is incompressible, and offers to a moving body a resistance increasing with the speed of that body.The Romance of Modern Invention
They are usually regarded as incompressible; at least, a very great mechanical force is required to compress them.
- incapable of being compressed or condensed
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