compact  

  • Pronunciation of compact: K AA1 M P AE0 K T ('kɑmpækt)

  • Number of syllables of compact: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of compact

  • Definition of compact

    • (n): a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman''s purse  
    • (n): a small and economical car  
    • (n): a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action  
    • (v): squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"  
    • (v): make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"  
    • (v): compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"  
    • (v): have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"  
    • (a): closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"  
    • (s): closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"  
    • (s): 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"  
    • (s): heavy and compact in form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thick middle-aged man"; "a thickset young man"  
  • Examples of compact

    • The room was compact with people.  
    • Clarke is one of the signers of the Portsmouth Compact.  
    • The article is satisfactorily informative and very compact.  
    • The people looked at the condensed compact.  
    • The liner is foldable for compact storage.  
    • Below is the full text of the Compact.  
    • The lettering is small, compact and cohesive.  
    • There are two types of osseous tissue, compact and spongy.  
    • Most of these materials are compact and impermeable.  
    • The more compact and concise, the better.  

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