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Not compressible; incapable of being reduced by force or pressure into a smaller compass or volume; resisting compression; as, many liquids and solids appear to be almost incompressible. Incompressibleness.

Origin: Pref. In- not _ compressible: cf. F. Incompressible.

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pressure and velocity in blood vessels

liquids are basically incompressible, thus if you lower radius of your pipeline, you need to increase speed of the liquid, otherwise it had to accumulate somewhere.

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by JackBean
Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pressure and velocity in blood vessels
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