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Noncompact vs. Compact

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Noncompactadjective

(topology) Not compact.

Compactnoun

An agreement or contract.

Compactnoun

A small, slim folding case, often featuring a mirror, powder and a powderpuff; that fits into a woman's purse or handbag, or that slips into one's pocket.

Compactnoun

A broadsheet newspaper published in the size of a tabloid but keeping its non-sensational style.

Compactadjective

Closely packed, i.e. packing much in a small space.

Compactadjective

Having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space.

‘a compact laptop computer’;

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Compactadjective

Closed and bounded.

‘A set S of real numbers is called compact if every sequence in S has a subsequence that converges to an element again contained in S.’;

Compactadjective

Such that every open cover of the given set has a finite subcover.

Compactadjective

Brief; close; pithy; not diffuse; not verbose.

‘a compact discourse’;

Compactadjective

(obsolete) Joined or held together; leagued; confederated.

Compactadjective

(obsolete) Composed or made; with of.

Compactverb

(transitive) To make more dense; to compress.

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Compactverb

To unite or connect firmly, as in a system.

Compactadjective

Joined or held together; leagued; confederated.

‘A pipe of seven reeds, compact with wax together.’;

Compactadjective

Composed or made; - with of.

‘A wandering fire,Compact of unctuous vapor.’;

Compactadjective

Closely or firmly united, as the particles of solid bodies; firm; close; solid; dense.

‘Glass, crystal, gems, and other compact bodies.’;

Compactadjective

Brief; close; pithy; not diffuse; not verbose; as, a compact discourse.

Compactverb

To thrust, drive, or press closely together; to join firmly; to consolidate; to make close; - as the parts which compose a body.

‘Now the bright sun compacts the precious stone.’;

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Compactverb

To unite or connect firmly, as in a system.

‘The whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth.’;

Compactnoun

An agreement between parties; a covenant or contract.

‘The law of nations depends on mutual compacts, treaties, leagues, etc.’; ‘Wedlock is described as the indissoluble compact.’; ‘The federal constitution has been styled a compact between the States by which it was ratified.’;

Compactnoun

a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse

Compactnoun

a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

Compactnoun

a small and economical car

Compactverb

have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily;

‘This powder compacts easily’; ‘Such odd-shaped items do not pack well’;

Compactverb

compress into a wad;

‘wad paper into the box’;

Compactverb

make more compact by or as if by pressing;

‘compress the data’;

Compactverb

squeeze or press together;

‘she compressed her lips’; ‘the spasm contracted the muscle’;

Compactadjective

closely and firmly united or packed together;

‘compact soil’; ‘compact clusters of flowers’;

Compactadjective

closely crowded together;

‘a compact shopping center’; ‘a dense population’; ‘thick crowds’;

Compactadjective

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’;

Compactadjective

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’;

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