Complete Definition of "compact"

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Pronunciation
(RP):
*(nouns): /ËkÉmpækt/, /<tt>"kQmp{kt</tt>/
*(adjective): as the noun or verb
*(verb): /kÉmËpækt/, /<tt>[email protected]"p{kt</tt>/
(Canadian): /ËkÊmpækt/, /"kVmp{kt</tt>/ or /kÉmËpækt/, /<tt>[email protected]"p{kt</tt>/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ækt|-ækt

Etymology 1
L. compactum

Noun
en-noun

  1. An agreement or contract.

Synonyms
agreement, contract, pact, treaty

Translations
trans-top|agreement or contract
trans-mid
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Etymology 2
Middle English, from L. compactus, past participle of compingere, to join together, from com-, together + pangere, to fasten, from Proto-Indo-European *pag-, to fasten

Adjective
en-adj-more

  1. Closely packed.
  2. Having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space.
  3. topology close|Closed and bounded; having a finite subcover for every open cover.

Synonyms
(closely packed): dense, serried, tight

Derived terms
compact car
compact disc

Translations
trans-top|closely packed
Dutch: compact#Dutch|compact
Finnish: tiivis, kompakti
French: compact#French|compact m, compacte f
Hebrew: ×××ס (dakhus) m, ××××¡× (dkhusa) f
trans-mid
Hungarian: kompakt
Italian: compatto m, compatta f
Greek, Modern: ÏÏμÏÎ±Î³Î®Ï m, (sympagis) m
trans-bottom

trans-top|having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space
Dutch: compact#Dutch|compact
Finnish: kompakti
trans-mid
French: compact#French|compact m, compacte f
Swedish: kompakt
trans-bottom

trans-top|topological sense
Dutch: compact#Dutch|compact
trans-mid
Hungarian: kompakt
Swedish: kompakt
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. A small folding mirror containing powder that fits into a woman's purse or handbag.

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To make more dense; to compress.

Synonyms
(make more dense): compress, condense

Translations
trans-top|make more dense
Dutch: compactificeren, samenpersen
Hebrew: ××××ס (lidkhos)
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Category:English heteronyms


Dutch

Adjective
nl-adj|sup=-

  1. compact (closely packed), dense
  2. compact (having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space)

French

Adjective
fr-adj-reg

  1. compact (closely packed), dense
  2. compact (having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space)

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. compact disc
  2. music center (US), music centre (UK)
  3. compact camera

Synonyms
(compact disc): Compact Disc#French|Compact Disc, disque compact

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Revision and Credits for"compact"
  • 2007-12-22 02:26 - Circeus - Change deprecated template, Replaced: {{fr-noun-reg|m}} → {{fr-noun|m}} [[Project:AutoWikiBrowser|AWB]]

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