Definition of Compact. Meaning of Compact. Synonyms of Compact

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Definition of Compact

Compact
Compact Com*pact", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Compacting.] 1. To thrust, drive, or press closely together; to join firmly; to consolidate; to make close; -- as the parts which compose a body. Now the bright sun compacts the precious stone. --Blackstone. 2. To unite or connect firmly, as in a system. The whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth. --Eph. iv. 16.
Compact
Compact Com"pact, n. [L. compactum, fr. compacisci, p. p. compactus, to make an agreement with; com- + pacisci to make an agreement. See Pact.] An agreement between parties; a covenant or contract. The law of nations depends on mutual compacts, treaties, leagues, etc. --Blackstone. Wedlock is described as the indissoluble compact. --Macaulay. The federal constitution has been styled a compact between the States by which it was ratified. --Wharton. Syn: See Covenant.

Meaning of Compact from wikipedia

- Compact as used in politics may refer broadly to a pact or treaty; in more specific cases it may refer to: Interstate compact Blood compact, an ancient...
- The compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony to store and play digital audio recordings...
- In mathematics, more specifically in general topology, compactness is a property that generalizes the notion of a subset of Euclidean space being closed...
- Compaction may refer to: Soil compaction, for mechanically induced compaction near the ground surface Compaction of ceramic powders Compaction (geology)...
- A compactor is a machine or mechanism used to reduce the size of material such as waste material or bio m**** through compaction. A trash compactor is often...
- The Compact C****ette or Music****ette (MC), also commonly called the tape c****ette, c****ette tape, audio c****ette, or simply tape or c****ette, is an analog...
- The Mayflower Compact, originally titled Agreement Between the Settlers of New Plymouth, was the first governing do****ent of Plymouth Colony. It was written...
- compact. Every subset of a compact topological space is relatively compact (since a closed subset of a compact space is compact). And in an arbitrary topological...
- Compact car is a vehicle size cl**** — predominantly used in North America — that sits between subcompact cars and mid-size cars. The present-day definition...
- A compact newspaper is a broadsheet-quality newspaper printed in a tabloid format, especially one in the United Kingdom. The term as used for this size...
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