Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Compress"

The meaning of "Compress" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I compress files into a single zip file mean?
A: I put all my files in a single file.
Q: What does I did the compress. mean?
A: As a native, I've never heard this expression before in my life. I tried searching the phrase online, but couldn't find anything relating to doing a "compress" on a baby.

"Compress" by itself means to press or squeeze something, so I'm not really sure what it might mean here.
Q: What does compress mean?
A: To flatten with pressure or squeeze.

Example sentences using "Compress"

Q: Please show me example sentences with compress.
A: Using the word compress as shown in the picture, I would say
-If your back is sore, try applying a cold compress to the area.
-I heard a applying a heat compress really helps with that.
The word compress does, however, have other meaning as well. Such as in the context of making something smaller: the bottle won’t fit into my trash can, i need to compress it.

Synonyms of "Compress" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between compress and contract ?
A: compression is due to an external agent or force causing the object to become smaller while contraction is caused by the object making itself smaller.
Q: What is the difference between compress and shrink ?
A: Shrink means to become smaller.

Compress means to make smaller with pressure.
Q: What is the difference between compress and condense ?
A:
我感觉都一样哦。 没有大区别。
condense means to put together into one
compress means the same thing but also means to flatten out something
Q: What is the difference between compress and condense ?
A: Compress is to make something smaller, by squeezing it or applying pressure. You take out the space, but the same amount of stuff is still there.

Condense is to make something smaller, by taking out the stuff you don't need.

So: I compressed my pillow, by lying on it.
And: I condensed the paragraph into a few short sentences.

Translations of "Compress"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? compressed
A: can you provide context?

Other questions about "Compress"

Q: I put a cold compress on my thigh because I had a pain on my thigh. does this sound natural?
A: × I put a cold compress on my thigh because I had a pain on my thigh.
✓ I put a cold compress on my thigh because I had a pain on my thigh.
English speakers probably wouldn’t say “on”.
Suggestions: I put a cold compress on my thigh because it hurt ( or. . . because it was painful)
I put a cold compress on my thigh because my thigh hurt.

Q: I can compress a small truck into the size like this. does this sound natural?
A: Thanks for your reply!
Oh! It means "compress" is still better in the sentence. Iron is not a hard material for her.

Yoshida Saori, the woman in the picture is said that the strongest lady of all primates.
In women wrestling, She achieved three consecutive Olympics gold medals, 16 consecutive world championship titles and 203 consecutive wins in Individual matches.

She could defeat Ironman with bare hands.
Q: Please compress these files before uploading them so as to save the capacity of our cloud storage. does this sound natural?
A:
Thank you.
Q: He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.

What does that mean? Thank you!
A: He writes a lot, but he doesn't have a lot of things to say.

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