Definition of Decompressions

1. Noun. (plural of decompression) ¹



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Definition of Decompressions

1. decompression [n] - See also: decompression

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decompressions

decompound leaf
decompoundable
decompounds
decompress
decompressed
decompresses
decompressing
decompression
decompression bomb
decompression bombs
decompression chamber
decompression disease
decompression illness
decompression operations
decompression sickness
decompressions (current term)
decompressive
decompressor
decompressors
decon
deconcentrate
deconcentrated
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deconcentrating
deconcentration
deconceptualise
deconceptualised
deconceptualises
deconceptualising
deconceptualize

Literary usage of Decompressions

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1. Shield and Compressed Air Tunneling by Bertram Henry Majendie Hewett, Sigvald Johannesson (1922)
"A certain piece of work might show twice as many cases as another and yet be much more free from illness when the total number of decompressions that were ..."

2. Diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries with and without a fracture of the by William Sharpe (1920)
"The cranial decompressions of choice are the subtemporal decompressions for supratentorial lesions and the suboccipital decompressions for infratentorial ..."

3. Diseases of occupation and vocational hygiene by George Martin Kober, William Clinton Hanson (1916)
"... decompressions by the modified stage method, there was an unusually large percentage of minor cases; for, reporting on 8510 of these decompressions, ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"Dr. Allen Starr said he had been very much discontented with the ordinary results of temporal decompressions in cases of brain tumor. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"That laminectomy for spinal decompressions or for exploration is of equal if not greater value is not yet generally appreciated. ..."

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