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Appressed meaning

appressed - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. Alt. of Apprest

appressed - examples of usage

  1. I have found it at Ithaca, the surface of the pileus hairy, with beautiful, triangular, soft, appressed, purplish scales. - "Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.", George Francis Atkinson.
  2. The glasses are cut of the size of the frame, and when placed in position thereon are appressed closely to it by laying upon them, near each corner, a heavy weight, and strips of an enameled green paper, cut to the width of 1 inch, are pasted over their edges, extending a little beyond the thickness of the frame, and brought downward over the outside of the frame. - "Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects", C. V. Riley.
  3. South of these states the folds were more closely appressed, the strata were much broken, and the great thrust faults were formed which have been described already. - "The Elements of Geology", William Harmon Norton.
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