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Definition of Compact
CompactCompact 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.
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. CompactCompact 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.
The federal constitution has been styled a compact
between the States by which it was ratified. --Wharton.
Syn: See Covenant.
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