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speech reproduced on tape at a faster rate than originally spoken, but without loss of intelligibility, by being filtered through a mechanism that deletes very small segments of the original signal at random intervals.


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    [kuh m-pres-uh-bil-i-tee] /kəmˌprɛs əˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun, plural compressibilities for 2. 1. the quality or state of being . 2. Physics. the reciprocal of the bulk modulus, equal to the ratio of the fractional change in volume to the stress applied to a body. /kəmˌprɛsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ/ noun 1. the ability to be compressed 2. (physics) the […]

  • Compressible

    [verb kuh m-pres; noun kom-pres] /verb kəmˈprɛs; noun ˈkɒm prɛs/ verb (used with object) 1. to press together; force into less space. 2. to cause to become a solid mass: to compress cotton into bales. 3. to condense, shorten, or abbreviate: The book was compressed by 50 pages. 4. Computers. to reduce the storage space […]

  • Compression

    [kuh m-presh-uh n] /kəmˈprɛʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. the effect, result, or consequence of being compressed. 4. (in internal-combustion engines) the reduction in volume and increase of pressure of the air or combustible mixture in the cylinder prior to ignition, produced by the motion of […]

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