1. Reduced in volume by pressure.
2. Pressed into less space.
3. Pressed tightly together; SYN. tight.
4. (Biology) Flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes); SYN. flat.
1. Lower than previously; SYN. down.
2. Having the central portion lower than the margin; SYN. indented.
3. (Biology) Flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces.