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Meaning of INCOMPRESSIBILITY

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [n]  the property of being incompressible
 
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 Antonyms: compressibility, sponginess, squeezability
 
 See Also: hardness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`com*press`i*bil"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F.
incompressibilit['e].]
The quality of being incompressible, or incapable of
reduction in volume by pressure; -- formerly supposed to be a
property of liquids.

      The incompressibility of water is not absolute. --Rees.

 

 

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