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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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Masmoudi, "Incompressible, inviscid limit of the compressible Navier-Stokes system," Ann.
The typical contour plots of the imaginary part of the complex frequency [[omega]*.sub.i] in the complex wave number k* plane for an inviscid compressible shear layer are shown in Figure 2.
In addition, it is worth noting that dissipation in the large-scale compressible flame region is higher than that when P = 0, and this conclusion agrees with the work by Wang and Lu [15].
In order to understand the complex nature of highly compressible, turbulent and swirling flow within the vortex tube, different turbulent models, namely, one equation Spalart-Allmaras, two equations Standard k-[epsilon] and Standard k-[omega] model were used.
Chung, "Investigation on compressible ramp flows," Journal of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation.
The main parameter for compressible fluid is [[theta].sub.o] (4), and it depends on the distance h and sound speed [c.sub.o] = 1470 m/s for the water.
1984) impose severe limitations, for example, in the study of the compressible fluid's motion through profile grids.
Besides direct compressible grades, a product range of tailor-made grades for specific solid-dosage forms, such as pellets, capsule fillings, sachets, pan coatings and lozenges is available.
The media is soft and compressible and available in 45, 60, and 80 pores-per-inch (PPI).
Given the impossibility of making a sizeable vessel more rigid than water is compressible, the net result could be a tad disappointing.
Pure quark matter, physicists think, would be more compressible.
announces the release of PIPE-FLO Compressible 2007 software, an upgrade to the desktop application for designing and simulating the operation of steam and gas piping systems.
This highly compressible, thermally conductive material is suited for filling air gaps between heat generating devices on printed circuit boards, and the heat sinks, heat spreaders and metal chassis used to dissipate that heat.
Cargill has developed a new, partly pregelatinized, direct compressible starch, which gives outstanding performance with strong binding capabilities and fast tablet disintegration.
These lesions were soft and compressible. When compressed, the visible portion of the tympanic membrane appeared to be normal.