Definition Of compact


a formal agreement or contract between two or more parties.

All the Liberal Party candidates refused to sign the compact .

a mass of powdered metal compacted together in preparation for sintering.

Most titanium metal powders currently available in commercial quantities do not have sufficient purity to produce ductile metal compacts .

a small flat case containing face powder, a mirror, and a powder puff.

Looking once more in her compact 's mirror, she got out of the limo and ran up to hug him.

closely and neatly packed together; dense.

a compact cluster of houses

composed or made up of.

towns compact of wooden houses

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Example Of compact

  • a compact car

  • a compact cluster of houses

  • A compact summary of his ideas is difficult to pull off.

  • a compact summary of the play

  • a peace compact

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