Meaning of COMPACT in English

COMPACT

I. adjective see: pact Date: 14th century predominantly formed or filled ; composed , made , 2. having a dense structure or parts or units closely packed or joined , not diffuse or verbose , occupying a small volume by reason of efficient use of space , short-bodied, solid, and without excess flesh, being a topological space and especially a metric space with the property that for any collection of open sets which contains it there is a subset of the collection with a finite number of elements which also contains it, ~ly adverb ~ness noun II. verb Date: 15th century transitive verb to make up by connecting or combining ; compose , 2. to knit or draw together ; combine , to press together ; compress , intransitive verb to become ~ed, ~ible adjective ~or also ~er noun III. noun Date: 1601 something that is ~ or ~ed:, a small cosmetic case (as for compressed powder), an automobile smaller than an intermediate but larger than a sub~, IV. noun see: pact Date: 1591 an agreement or covenant between two or more parties

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