Definitions of compact:
  • noun:   a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
  • noun:   a small and economical car
  • noun:   a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
  • verb:   have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily
    Example: "This powder compacts easily"
  • verb:   make more compact by or as if by pressing
  • verb:   squeeze or press together
  • verb:   compress into a wad
  • adjective:   closely and firmly united or packed together
    Example: "Compact soil"
  • adjective:   closely crowded together
    Example: "A compact shopping center"
  • adjective:   heavy and compact in form or stature
    Example: "A wrestler of compact build"
  • adjective:   briefly giving the gist of something
    Example: "A compact style is brief and pithy"

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