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compact1

com·pact1

compact1

 
 
parts of speech:
adjective, verb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: km paekt [or] kam paekt
definition 1: firmly packed together; dense.
The soil was very compact where many people had walked over it.
synonyms:
compressed, condensed, dense, firm
antonyms:
loose
similar words:
hard, solid, tight
definition 2: taking up a small amount of space.
They bought a compact dishwasher because their apartment was small.
 
antonyms:
large
similar words:
close, narrow, small, snug
definition 3: shortened, but still containing what is most important.
I'm reading a compact history of modern art.
synonyms:
concise
similar words:
brief, condensed, tight
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: km paekt [or] kam paekt
inflections: compacted, compacting, compacts
definition: to pack closely and tightly together.
The machine compacts soda cans before they are recycled.
synonyms:
compress, condense, consolidate
antonyms:
expand
similar words:
combine, concentrate, contract, intensify, pack, squeeze, unify
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kam paekt
definition 1: a small case that contains face powder and a mirror.
 
similar words:
case
definition 2: a small automobile.
derivations: compactible (adj.), compactedly (adv.), compactly (adv.), compactedness (n.), compactness (n.)
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