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com·pac·tion

 (kəm-păk′shən)
n.
The process of compacting or the state of being compacted.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compaction - an increase in the density of somethingcompaction - an increase in the density of something
concentration - increase in density
2.compaction - the act of crushing
compressing, compression - applying pressure
pulverisation, pulverization, grind, mill - the act of grinding to a powder or dust
Translations

compaction

[kəmˈpækʃən] n (= compression) → compactage m
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