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  1. com·pact
  2. adjective

    verb

    • 1. exert force on (something) to make it more dense; compress:

      the soil may be compacted by iron oxide
    • 2. (of a substance) become compressed:

      the snow hardened and compacted
    • 3. form (something) by pressing its component parts firmly together:

      the foundation of the walls, compacted of Granite and Lime
    • 4. express in fewer words; condense:

      the ideas are compacted into two sentences

    noun

    • 1. a small flat case containing face powder, a mirror, and a powder puff.

    • 2. something that is a small and conveniently shaped example of its kind:

      a wide selection of films is available for your 35 mm compact
    • 3. short for compact car

    • 4. a mass of powdered metal compacted together in preparation for sintering:

      strength is then introduced by infiltrating glass into the compact
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: compact, plural noun: compacts

    • noun

      a formal agreement or contract between two or more parties:
    • verb

      make or enter into (a formal agreement) with another party or parties:
    • adjective

      closely and neatly packed together; dense:

      having all the necessary components or features neatly fitted into a small space:

    • verb

      exert force on (something) so that it becomes more dense; compress:

      become compressed by the exertion of force:

    • noun

      a small flat case containing face powder, a mirror, and a powder puff.

      something that is a small and conveniently shaped example of its kind, in particular a compact camera:

    • noun

      a formal agreement or contract between two or more parties:
    • verb

      make or enter into (a formal agreement) with another party or parties:
    • adjective

      firmly packed or pressed together; compressed:
    • adjective

      firmly packed or pressed together; compressed:
    • noun

      a medium-sized car.
    • noun

      a small plastic disc on which music or other digital information is stored, and from which the information can be read using reflected laser light:
    • noun

      a medium-sized car.
    • noun

      a small plastic disc on which music or other digital information is stored in the form of a pattern of metal-coated pits from which it can be read using laser light reflected off the disc:
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