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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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In conclusion, in terms of circulation, thickness, and compressibility effects, the prominent aerodynamic source at low speeds is circulation.
1 due to the modeling of the polymer's compressibility and its effect on the flow rates through the capillary.
On the other hand, there were significant improvements in all post-treatment scores for lower extremity MAS, TUG, GMFM (in all dimensions and total score), total and motor WeeFIM, USG compressibility ratio of spastic gastrocnemius muscle, most subparts of child self-report-PedsQL (daily activities, school activities, movement and balance, pain and injury, eating activities subparts), and parent proxy-report-PedsQL (daily activities, movement and balance, school activities, pain and injury, fatigue subparts) in the aquatic exercise group (Tables 3 and 4).
Now one wonders about the meaning of compressibility measurement and its relationship to brake squeal.
In order to show the relative increase of the isentropic compressibility, a ratio is determined in the following equation.
1] can be obtained from the values of the subentry of the compressibility factor from the Lee-Kesler equation [13].
The addition of (PVA-PEG) of (CMC) led to improve the mechanical properties as the speed of ultrasound increased and thus it can be considered as a good blend for the transfer of ultrasound except compressibility where being decreased making this procedure applicable to be used in the external environment.
2], if it existed, as one of the four unique matrices of the form [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] that give the same compressibility p, but whose determinant and trace fulfill the conditions
I am saying that you can have some bounce-back, but because of the pressures involved and the compressibility of the plastic, the flow front will not hesitate.
Owing to the fact that the particles of waste materials are much larger than those of fine-grained soil, it is not possible to precisely determine the waste compressibility by commonly used oedometers such as Casagerande oedometer.
The variation of Density, Viscosity, Velocity, adiabatic compressibility (Pad), intermodular free length (Lf), relaxation time (X), free volume (Vf), internal pressure (ni), acoustical impedance (Z),constant (W), ultrasonic attenuation ([alpha]/f2), Rao's constant (R), molar volume (Vm), and cohesive energy (CE) of pyrimidine derivatives at 313 K in different concentrations are shown in Figures 1 to 13.
In these scenarios the effects of rock and fluid compressibility on oil production rate are investigated for an undersaturated oil reservoir.
SHEAR CELL TECHNOLOGY: BULK DENSITY, COMPRESSIBILITY INDEX & COMPRESSIBILITY RATIO
The HTC2500 offers high compressibility, noise and surge control, and more than 20 years durability, according to the Korean firm.
All Modo Northern Light grades have good strength characteristics, both in tensile strength/elasticity and compressibility, and have a low wash-boarding tendency thanks to their high bulk.