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

- Interstate compact Blood compact, an ancient ritual of the Philippines Compact government, a type of colonial rule utilized in British North America Compact of...
- Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982. The format was originally...
- In mathematics, and more specifically in general topology, compactness is a property that generalizes the notion of a subset of Euclidean space being...
- 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...
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- Compaction may refer to: Soil compaction, for mechanically induced compaction near the ground surface Compaction (geology), part of the process of lithification...
- ground clearance. Compact crossovers are usually based on the platform of a compact (also known as C-segment) p****enger car. The first compact crossovers included...
- The Compact is a social and environmental movement whose members promise not to buy anything new for a year. It was started in San Francisco. The movement...
- The National Po****r Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) is an agreement among a group of U.S. states and the District of Columbia to award all their electoral...
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