incompressible

[in-kuh m-pres-uh-buh l]

adjective

not capable of being compressed.

Origin of incompressible

First recorded in 1720–30; in-3 + compressible
Related formsin·com·press·i·bil·i·ty, nounin·com·press·i·bly, adverb
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incompressible

adjective

incapable of being compressed or condensed
Derived Formsincompressibility or incompressibleness, nounincompressibly, adverb
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