how to pronounce compressor

kəmpɹɛsɚ

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“… heavy compressor on it which reduces the …”

meanings of compressor

noun:

  1. A device that squeezes (compresses).
  2. A device that produces pressure, such as a gas compressor that produces pressurized gas.
  3. A muscle that compresses certain parts.
  4. An apparatus for confining or flattening between glass plates an object to be examined with the microscope; a compressorium.
  5. A device that reduces the dynamic range of an audio signal.
  6. A program or algorithm for compressing data.
  7. An instrument for compressing an artery (especially the femoral artery) or other part.
  8. A machine for compressing gases, especially an air compressor.