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incompressible

[in-kuh m-pres-uh-buh l] /ˌɪn kəmˈprɛs ə bəl/
adjective
1.
not capable of being compressed.
Origin of incompressible
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; in-3 + compressible
Related forms
incompressibility, noun
incompressibly, adverb
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incompressible

/ˌɪnkəmˈprɛsəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being compressed or condensed
Derived Forms
incompressibility, incompressibleness, noun
incompressibly, adverb
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