compressible

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Probably from French

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compressible (comparative more compressible, superlative most compressible)

  1. able to be compressed
  2. (topology, of a surface embedded in a 3-dimensional manifold) Containing a circle that does not serve as the boundary of a disk that lies in the surface, but does serve as boundary of a disk that lies in the ambient manifold.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From comprimer +‎ -ible

Adjective[edit]

compressible (masculine and feminine, plural compressibles)

  1. compressible

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