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  • Closely packed together.
  • Having all necessary features fit neatly in a small space.
  • (topology) Closed and bounded; having a finite subcover for every open cover.
  • A small mirror and powder combination folding item which fits into a woman's purse.
  • An agreement or contract (from latin compactum)
  • Make more dense; compress.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Com*pact" (k&obreve;m*păkt"), p. p. & a [L. compactus, p. p. of compingere to join or unite; com- + pangere to fasten, fix: cf. F. compacte. See Pact.] 1. Joined or held together; leagued; confederated. [Obs.] "Compact with her that's gone." Shak.

A pipe of seven reeds, compact with wax together.

2. Composed or made; -- with of. [Poetic]

A wandering fire,
Compact of unctuous vapor.

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

Glass, crystal, gems, and other compact bodies.
Sir I. Newton.

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

Syn. -- Firm; close; solid; dense; pithy; sententious.

Com*pact", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Compacting.] 1. 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.

2. To unite or connect firmly, as in a system.

The whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth.
Eph. iv. 16.

Com"pact (k&obreve;m"păkt), n. [L. compactum, fr. compacisci, p. p. compactus, to make an agreement with; com- + pacisci to make an agreement. See Pact.] 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.

Syn. -- See Covenant.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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