\\kämˈpregˌnāt, kəm-\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: blend of compress + impregnate
: to compress with heat (thin sheets of wood impregnated with a solution of phenol and formaldehyde) into a dense hard homogeneous substance — compare compreg

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • compregnate — com·preg·nate …   English syllables

  • compreg — ˈkämˌpreg noun ( s) Etymology: back formation from compregnate : wood impregnated with a resin and compressed under great heat before the resin sets and similar to impreg in its properties …   Useful english dictionary

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