Sentence Examples with the word Compress

Would you, you could not compress him.

The city has a cotton compress and cotton-gins, and various manufactures.

One object of the pony breeder, while maintaining hardiness of constitution, is to control size - to compress the most valuable qualities into small compass.

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Frames used as bridge trusses should never be designed so that the elongation or compression of one member can elongate or compress any other member.

While, therefore, scarcely any impediment is offered to the progress of an animal in motion in the air, it is often exceedingly difficult to compress the air with sufficient rapidity and energy to convert it into a suitable fulcrum for securing the necessary support and forward impetus.

It is then steamed and placed in a moulding frame of wood to compress it into the size and shape of brick wanted.

The countess had a headache brought on by all the noise and turmoil and was lying down in the new sitting room with a vinegar compress on her head.

If such a machine could be constructed with reasonable mechanical efficiency to compress the air to a temperature but slightly above that of the cooling water, and to expand the air to a temperature but slightly below that required to be maintained in the room, we should of course get a result approximating in efficiency somewhat nearly to the figures given in Table I.

Angere, to compress into a bend or to strangle, and the Gr.

He informs us that while he was engaged upon the Romana a friend named Castalius invited him to compress into one small treatise the twelve books - now lost - of the senator Cassiodorus, on The Origin and Actions of the Goths.