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com·pact 1  (km-pkt, km-, kmpkt)
adj.
1. Closely and firmly united or packed together; dense: compact clusters of flowers.
2. Occupying little space compared with others of its type: a compact camera; a compact car.
3. Brief and to the point; concise: a compact narration.
4. Marked by or having a short solid physique: a wrestler of compact build.
v. (km-pkt) com·pact·ed, com·pact·ing, com·pacts
v.tr.
1. To press or join firmly together: a kitchen device that compacted the trash.
2.
a. To make by pressing or joining together; compose.
b. To consolidate; combine.
v.intr.
To be capable of being pressed tightly together or to become so pressed: garbage that compacts easily.
n. (kmpkt)
1. A small case containing a mirror, pressed powder, and a powder puff.
2. An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.

[Middle English, from Latin compctus, past participle of compingere, to put together : com-, com- + pangere, to fasten; see pag- in Indo-European roots.]

com·pactly adv.
com·pactness n.

com·pact 2  (kmpkt)
n.
An agreement or a covenant. See Synonyms at bargain.

[Latin compactum, neuter past participle of compacsc, to make an agreement : com-, com- + pacsc, to agree; see pact.]

compact
adj
1. closely packed together; dense
2. neatly fitted into a restricted space
3. concise; brief
4. well constructed; solid; firm
5. (foll by of) composed or made up (of)
6. (Journalism & Publishing) denoting a tabloid-sized version of a newspaper that has traditionally been published in broadsheet form
7. (Mathematics) logic (of a relation) having the property that for any pair of elements such that a is related to b, there is some element c such that a is related to c and c to b, as less than on the rational numbers
8. (Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian (of a car) small and economical
vb (tr)
9. to pack or join closely together; compress; condense
10. (foll by of) to create or form by pressing together: sediment compacted of three types of clay.
11. (Metallurgy) metallurgy to compress (a metal powder) to form a stable product suitable for sintering
n
12. (Clothing & Fashion) a small flat case containing a mirror, face powder, etc, designed to be carried in a woman's handbag
13. (Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian a comparatively small and economical car
14. (Metallurgy) metallurgy a mass of metal prepared for sintering by cold-pressing a metal powder
15. (Journalism & Publishing) a tabloid-sized version of a newspaper that has traditionally been publis hed in broadsheet form
[C16: from Latin compactus, from compingere to put together, from com- together + pangere to fasten]
comˈpacter n comˈpaction n comˈpactly adv comˈpactness n
compact (ˈkɒmpækt)
n
1. (Law) an official contract or agreement
[C16: from Latin compactum, from compaciscī to agree, from com- together + paciscī to contract; see pact]

com•pact1 (adj. kəmˈpækt, kɒm-, ˈkɒm pækt; v. kəmˈpækt; n. ˈkɒm pækt)

adj.
1. joined or packed together; dense; solid: compact soil.
2. arranged within a relatively small space: a compact kitchen.
3. designed to be small in size and economical in operation.
4. solidly or firmly built: a compact physique.
5. expressed concisely; terse: a compact review of the news.
6. composed or made (usu. fol. by of): a book compact of form and content.
v.t.
7. to join or pack closely together; condense.
8. to form or make by close union or conjunction; compose.
9. to crush or compress into a tight, solid form: to compact rubbish.
n.
10. a small case containing a mirror, face powder, and sometimes rouge.
11. an automobile larger than a subcompact but smaller than a midsize car.
[1375–1425; < Latin compāctus <compingere to shut away, bind together]
com•pact′ed•ly, adv.
com•pact′ed•ness, n.
com•pact′ly, adv.
com•pact′ness, n.
com•pact2 (ˈkɒm pækt)

n.
a formal agreement between two or more parties, states, etc.; contract.
[1580–90; < Latin compactum,compectum <compactus,compacīscī to make an agreement <com- + pacīscī to secure by negotiation, akin to pāx peace]

compact
Past participle: compacted
Gerund: compacting

Imperative
compact
compact
Present
I compact
you compact
he/she/it compacts
we compact
you compact
they compact
Preterite
I compacted
you compacted
he/she/it compacted
we compacted
you compacted
they compacted
Present Continuous
I am compacting
you are compacting
he/she/it is compacting
we are compacting
you are compacting
they are compacting
Present Perfect
I have compacted
you have compacted
he/she/it has compacted
we have compacted
you have compacted
they have compacted
Past Continuous
I was compacting
you were compacting
he/she/it was compacting
we were compacting
you were compacting
they were compacting
Past Perfect
I had compacted
you had compacted
he/she/it had compacted
we had compacted
you had compacted
they had compacted
Future
I will compact
you will compact
he/she/it will compact
we will compact
you will compact
they will compact
Future Perfect
I will have compacted
you will have compacted
he/she/it will have compacted
we will have compacted
you will have compacted
they will have compacted
Future Continuous
I will be compacting
you will be compacting
he/she/it will be compacting
we will be compacting
you will be compacting
they will be compacting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been compacting
you have been compacting
he/she/it has been compacting
we have been compacting
you have been compacting
they have been compacting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been compacting
you will have been compacting
he/she/it will have been compacting
we will have been compacting
you will have been compacting
they will have been compacting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been compacting
you had been compacting
he/she/it had been compacting
we had been compacting
you had been compacting
they had been compacting
Conditional
I would compact
you would compact
he/she/it would compact
we would compact
you would compact
they would compact
Past Conditional
I would have compacted
you would have compacted
he/she/it would have compacted
we would have compacted
you would have compacted
they would have compacted
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.compact - a small cosmetics case with a mirrorcompact - a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
2.compact - a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
written agreement - a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties
3.compact - a small and economical carcompact - a small and economical car          
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
Verb1.compact - have the property of being packable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
wad, compact, pack, bundle - compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
2.compact - compress into a wadcompact - compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
compact, pack - have the property of being packable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
puddle - work a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud
3.compact - make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
wedge, squeeze, force - squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
tamp, tamp down, pack - press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
4.compact - squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
choke, strangle - constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
prim - contract one's lips; "She primmed her lips after every bite of food"
tighten - become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened"
astringe - constrict or bind or draw together; "Lemon juice astringes the tissue in the mouth"
strangulate - constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air
convulse - contract involuntarily, as in a spasm; "The muscles in her face convulsed"
convulse - cause to contract; "The spasm convulses her facial muscles"
bear down, overbear - contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
choke, gag, fret - be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
scrag, choke - wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent"
Adj.1.compact - closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"
concentrated - gathered together or made less diffuse; "their concentrated efforts"; "his concentrated attention"; "concentrated study"; "a narrow thread of concentrated ore"
loose - not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel"
2.compact - having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thickset young man"
short, little - low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"
3.compact - briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
concise - expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"

compact1
adjective
1. closely packed, firm, solid, thick, dense, compressed, condensed, impenetrable, impermeable, pressed together a thick, bare trunk crowned by a compact mass of dark-green leaves
closely packed loose, scattered, sprawling, dispersed, spacious, roomy
2. small, little, tiny, mini, wee, diminutive, petite, dinky (informal), pocket-sized a compact computer that could be tucked under the arm and carried like a notebook
3. concise, brief, to the point, succinct, terse, laconic, pithy, epigrammatic, pointed The strength of the series is in its concise, compact short-story quality.
concise lengthy, rambling, long-winded, wordy, garrulous, verbose, prolix, circumlocutory
verb
pack closely, stuff, cram, compress, condense, tamp The soil settles and is compacted by the winter rain.
pack closely separate, disperse, loosen

compact2
noun agreement, deal, understanding, contract, bond, arrangement, alliance, treaty, bargain, pact, covenant, entente, concordat The Pilgrims signed a democratic compact aboard the Mayflower.
Translations
compact1
A. [kəmˈpækt] ADJ (= small) → compacto; (= dense) → apretado, sólido; [style] → breve, conciso
B. [kəmˈpækt] VT [+ snow, earth] → comprimir (into en) (= condense) [+ text, activities] → condensar
C. [kəmˈpækt] VI [snow] → comprimirse
D. [ˈkɒmpækt] N
1. (also powder compact) → polvera f
2. (US) (Aut) (also compact car) → utilitario m
E. [ˈkɒmpækt] CPD compact car N (US) → utilitario m
compact disc Ndisco m compacto, compact m
compact disc player Nlector m de discos compactos

compact2 [ˈkɒmpækt] N (= agreement) → pacto m, convenio m

compact [kəmˈpækt ˈkɒmpækt]
adj (= neatly constructed) [car, camera] → compact(e); [kitchen] → compact(e)
[ˈkɒmpækt] n
(= agreement) → contrat m, entente f
(also powder compact) → poudrier m
[kəmˈpækt] vt (= compress) → compacter
compact disc ndisque m compact
compact disc player nlecteur m de disques compacts

compact1
adj (+er)kompakt; style of writing, prose alsogedrängt; soil, snowfest; the print is too compactder Druck ist zu eng, es ist zu eng bedruckt
vt
snow, soilfesttreten/-walzen/-fahren etc
(fig liter) to be compacted of …sich aus … zusammensetzen

compact2
n
(= powder compact)Puderdose f
(US: = car) → Kompaktauto ntor -wagen m
(= camera)Kompaktkamera f

compact3
n (form: = agreement) → Vereinbarung f, → Übereinkunft f

compact1 [kəmˈpækt] adjcompatto/a
this house is very compact → questa casa è piccola ma funzionale
compact2 [ˈkɒmpækt] n
a. (agreement) → patto, contratto
b. (also powder compact) → portacipria m inv

compact1 (kəmˈpӕkt) adjective
fitted neatly together in a small space. Our new house is very compact.
(ˈkompӕkt) noun
a small container for women's face-powder. a powder-compact with a mirror.

compact2 (ˈkompӕkt) noun
an agreement. The management and trade union leaders finally signed a compact.
ˌcompact ˈdisc noun
(also CD) a disc on which sound or information is recorded.

compact مَضْغُوط kompaktní kompakt kompakt συμπιεσμένος compacto tiivis compact kompaktan compatto ぎっしり詰まった 빽빽하게 찬 compact kompakt kompaktowy compacto компактный kompakt กระชับ derli toplu kết chặt 紧凑的


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"- suddenly a round compact cloud of smoke was seen merging from violet into gray and milky white, and "boom
He appeared to be a man about forty years of age, with fine, handsome features, and a tall, well-shaped figure; his hair and whiskers were light, his forehead compact and unwrinkled, his face rather pale, his teeth magnificent.
born to help other men, always ready to sacrifice himself for the safety of the weak, as if God had only given him strength for that purpose; when dying he only thought he was carrying out the conditions of his compact with Aramis, a compact, however, which Aramis alone had drawn up, and which Porthos had only known to suffer by its terrible solidarity.
 
 
 
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