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compress (something) into (something)

1. To mold something into a particular shape. We compressed the cookie dough into little balls and then put it on a baking sheet.
2. To push on something so that it fits into a receptacle. Even sitting on my suitcase didn't help to compress the clothes into it.
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compress something into something

 
1. to squeeze or press something into something, such as a mold or container. We compressed the tomatoes into the jar. I cannot compress any more clothing into the suitcase.
2. to form something into a shape by applying pressure. He compressed the mass of paper into a tight ball. The clay was compressed into the shape of a brick upon the application of pressure to the mold.
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When planning and optimizing compressed air systems, always consider that a compressor converts only around 7% of the electrical energy consumed by mechanical expansion energy.
Because the random measurement matrix is frequently utilized, the energy of the compressed signal and the energy of the compressed noise are the random variables.
Compressed air contaminated by oil is pure poison for the quality of food and beverages.
Thermal conduction fins plus a small volume of dried compressed air heat and dry pellets in small volumes.
The shape factor of a sample is the ratio of the area of one compressed face to the area of a sample allowed to expand, as shown in figure 1 (ref.
The Code clearly confirms that both; oil lubricated as well as oil free compressors are acceptable methods of generating compressed air for use in the Food Industry.
After running the trial into late October, GLPF placed an order for five 40 HP M80FP Nikuni pumps to allow them to eliminate compressed air demand and reduced the horsepower currently used by 85 per unit for a total savings of over 425 HP.
right, fills up Monday on compressed natural gas, above, at a filling station in Valencia.
While technology in education will continue to develop, some professionals will always doubt the quality of education that students receive through the compressed video learning environment.
The only area of concern was an apparent lack of compressed storage capacity.
3 Dramatically Improves Its Font Rendering Speed for Compressed Fonts
The most expensive component in the total cost of compressed air is energy.
Compressed air supply systems can be a source of wasted energy, especially if they have been in place for some years.
The absorbent article has a compressed groove where the skin surface is recessed toward the garment surface with the liquid absorbent layer compressed together with the topsheet.
Do you want to reduce the operating cost of your compressed air utility by 25 to 40% and improve the air quality to a clean, dry, constant pressure state for all operating conditions?