appressed(redirected from appressedly)
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Lying flat or pressed closely against something, as hairs on certain plant stems.
pressed closely against, but not joined to, a surface: leaves appressed to a stem.
[C18: from Latin appressus, from apprimere, from premere to press]
pressed closely against or fitting closely to something.
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|Adj.||1.||appressed - pressed close to or lying flat against something; "adpressed hairs along the plant's stem"; "igneous rocks...closely appressed by this force"-L.V.Pirsson|
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"