how to pronounce compression


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The above transcription of compression is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

compression is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of compression in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the bits in compression only feel …”

meanings of compression


  1. The deviation of a heavenly body from a spherical form.
  2. The cycle of an internal combustion engine during which the fuel and air mixture is compressed.
  3. The process by which data is compressed.
  4. The electronic process by which any sound's gain is automatically controlled.
  5. An increase in density; the act of compressing, or the state of being compressed; compaction.

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