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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  
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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  

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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, compact, compact, compact disc

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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
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
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