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compact         

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1]  

      adj  
1    closely packed together; dense  
2    neatly fitted into a restricted space  
3    concise; brief  
4    well constructed; solid; firm  
5    foll by: of   composed or made up (of)  
6      (Maths, logic)   (of a relation) having the property that for any pair of elements such that a is related to b, there is some element c such that a is related to c and c to b, as less than on the rational numbers.  
7      (U.S. and Canadian)   (of a car) small and economical  
      vb   tr  
8    to pack or join closely together; compress; condense  
9    foll by: of   to create or form by pressing together  
sediment compacted of three types of clay     
10      (Metallurgy)   to compress (a metal powder) to form a stable product suitable for sintering  
      n  
11    a small flat case containing a mirror, face powder, etc., designed to be carried in a woman's handbag  
12      (U.S. and Canadian)   a comparatively small and economical car  
13      (Metallurgy)   a mass of metal prepared for sintering by cold-pressing a metal powder  
     (C16: from Latin compactus, from compingere to put together, from com- together + pangere to fasten)  
  compacter      n  
  compaction      n  
  compactly      adv  
  compactness      n  
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compact          [2]  
      n   an official contract or agreement  
     (C16: from Latin compactum, from compacisci to agree, from com- together + pacisci to contract; see pact)  

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compact camera  
      n   a simple 35 mm snapshot camera not having interchangeable lenses or through-the-lens focusing but sometimes having automatic focusing, exposure, and winding,   (Sometimes shortened to)    compact         


compact          [1]  
      adj  
1    closely packed together; dense  
2    neatly fitted into a restricted space  
3    concise; brief  
4    well constructed; solid; firm  
5    foll by: of   composed or made up (of)  
6      (Maths, logic)   (of a relation) having the property that for any pair of elements such that a is related to b, there is some element c such that a is related to c and c to b, as less than on the rational numbers.  
7      (U.S. and Canadian)   (of a car) small and economical  
      vb   tr  
8    to pack or join closely together; compress; condense  
9    foll by: of   to create or form by pressing together  
sediment compacted of three types of clay     
10      (Metallurgy)   to compress (a metal powder) to form a stable product suitable for sintering  
      n  
11    a small flat case containing a mirror, face powder, etc., designed to be carried in a woman's handbag  
12      (U.S. and Canadian)   a comparatively small and economical car  
13      (Metallurgy)   a mass of metal prepared for sintering by cold-pressing a metal powder  
     (C16: from Latin compactus, from compingere to put together, from com- together + pangere to fasten)  
  compacter      n  
  compaction      n  
  compactly      adv  
  compactness      n  
compact          [2]  
      n   an official contract or agreement  
     (C16: from Latin compactum, from compacisci to agree, from com- together + pacisci to contract; see pact)  
compact disc  
      n   a small digital audio disc on which sound is recorded as a series of metallic pits enclosed in PVC; the disc is spun by the compact disc player and read by an optical laser system,   (Also called)    compact audio disc            (Abbrevs.)    CD, CAD  
compact disc player  
      n   a machine with a laser beam for playing compact discs  
compact video disc  
      n   a compact laser disc that plays both pictures and sound,   (Abbrev.)    CDV  
digital compact cassette  
      n   a magnetic tape cassette on which sound can be recorded in a digital format,   (Abbrev.)    DCC  
Family Compact  
      n     (Canadian)  
1    the. the ruling oligarchy in Upper Canada in the early 19th century  
2    often not cap   any influential clique  
powder compact  
      n      See        compact              11  

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social contract   , compact         
      n   (in the theories of Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, and others) an agreement, entered into by individuals, that results in the formation of the state or of organized society, the prime motive being the desire for protection, which entails the surrender of some or all personal liberties  


compact          [1]  
      adj  
1    closely packed together; dense  
2    neatly fitted into a restricted space  
3    concise; brief  
4    well constructed; solid; firm  
5    foll by: of   composed or made up (of)  
6      (Maths, logic)   (of a relation) having the property that for any pair of elements such that a is related to b, there is some element c such that a is related to c and c to b, as less than on the rational numbers.  
7      (U.S. and Canadian)   (of a car) small and economical  
      vb   tr  
8    to pack or join closely together; compress; condense  
9    foll by: of   to create or form by pressing together  
sediment compacted of three types of clay     
10      (Metallurgy)   to compress (a metal powder) to form a stable product suitable for sintering  
      n  
11    a small flat case containing a mirror, face powder, etc., designed to be carried in a woman's handbag  
12      (U.S. and Canadian)   a comparatively small and economical car  
13      (Metallurgy)   a mass of metal prepared for sintering by cold-pressing a metal powder  
     (C16: from Latin compactus, from compingere to put together, from com- together + pangere to fasten)  
  compacter      n  
  compaction      n  
  compactly      adv  
  compactness      n  
compact          [2]  
      n   an official contract or agreement  
     (C16: from Latin compactum, from compacisci to agree, from com- together + pacisci to contract; see pact)  
compact camera  
      n   a simple 35 mm snapshot camera not having interchangeable lenses or through-the-lens focusing but sometimes having automatic focusing, exposure, and winding,   (Sometimes shortened to)    compact         
compact disc  
      n   a small digital audio disc on which sound is recorded as a series of metallic pits enclosed in PVC; the disc is spun by the compact disc player and read by an optical laser system,   (Also called)    compact audio disc     (Abbrevs.)    CD, CAD  
compact disc player  
      n   a machine with a laser beam for playing compact discs  
compact video disc  
      n   a compact laser disc that plays both pictures and sound,   (Abbrev.)    CDV  
digital compact cassette  
      n   a magnetic tape cassette on which sound can be recorded in a digital format,   (Abbrev.)    DCC  
Family Compact  
      n     (Canadian)  
1    the. the ruling oligarchy in Upper Canada in the early 19th century  
2    often not cap   any influential clique  
powder compact  
      n      See        compact              11  

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compact         

[

1]  

      adj  
1    close, compressed, condensed, dense, firm, impenetrable, impermeable, pressed together, solid, thick  
2    brief, compendious, concise, epigrammatic, laconic, pithy, pointed, succinct, terse, to the point  
      vb  
3    compress, condense, cram, pack down, stuff, tamp  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj  
1    dispersed, large, loose, roomy, scattered, spacious, sprawling  
2    circumlocutory, garrulous, lengthy, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, wordy  
      vb   disperse, loosen, separate  

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compact          [2]  
      n   agreement, alliance, arrangement, bargain, bond, concordat, contract, covenant, deal, entente, pact, stipulation, treaty, understanding  

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v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
n.
police crowd management technique that consists of herding people into a compact group. AKA corralling
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