verb (used with object)
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Fluids are divided into liquids, or incompressible fluids, and gases, or compressible fluids.
There is a certain compensation, however, in the fact that alcohol is very easily compressible.Marvels of Scientific Invention|Thomas W. Corbin
But Opium is preferable in cases where there is gastric irritation, and a weak compressible pulse.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
About mid-day the pulse has come down to 80; and though feeble and compressible is a very respectable pulse.Notes on Nursing|Florence Nightingale
Moist, soft, and easily compressible soil is to the larva of the Cigale what digested wood-pulp is to the others.Social Life in the Insect World|J. H. Fabre