Sentence Examples


  • Retains Loft - Because wool fibers are naturally kinked and springy, you can compress wool for an extended period and it will spring back, recovering 95 percent of its original loft naturally.
  • Cold compress application should continue for the first 24 to 72 hours following injury - this will not only minimize the bruise's severity, it will also reduce pain and limit swelling.
  • For immediate first aid, the injured tooth and surrounding area should be rinsed gently with warm water to remove dirt, then covered with a cold compress to reduce swelling and ease pain.
  • By happenstance and an especially wonderful quirk of fate, sometimes the pressure is so extreme as to compress the diamond crystals creating red, pink, and brown hued diamonds.
  • This enlargement increases pressure inside the skull and can compress the brain, possibly resulting in permanent brain damage or death if the blood is not drained away and the pressure relieved through surgical intervention.