compact

  • 1 compact — compact, e [ kɔ̃pakt ] adj. et n. m. • 1377; lat. compactus « amassé », de compingere 1 ♦ Qui est formé de parties serrées, dont les éléments constitutifs sont très cohérents. ⇒ dense, serré. Bloc, pâté d immeubles compact. Foule compacte. Poudre …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Compact — as used in politics may refer broadly to a pact or treaty; in more specific cases it may refer to: Interstate compact Compact government, a type of colonial rule utilized in British North America Compact of Free Association whereby the sovereign… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 compact — COMPÁCT, Ă, compacţi, te, adj. 1. Care se compune din particule strâns legate între ele; îndesat, dens. ♢ Caractere compacte = litere de tipar groase şi negre; aldine. ♦ (Despre o mulţime, un grup de oameni etc.) Numeros şi des. 2. fig. (Despre… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 compact — I (dense) adjective arranged within a small space, bunched, close, close knit, close set, close together, closely united, clustered, cohesive, compacted, compressed, concentrated, condensed, consolidated, constricted, constringed, contracted,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Compact — Com*pact (k[o^]m*p[a^]kt ), 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 compact# — compact adj dense, *close, thick Analogous words: compressed, condensed, contracted (see CONTRACT vb): concentrated, consolidated, compacted (see COM PACT vb): solid, *firm, hard: *tight Contrasted words: ioose, slack: diffuse, prolix, verbose,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 compact — [adj1] condensed appressed, bunched, close, compressed, crowded, dense, firm, hard, impenetrable, impermeable, packed, pressed, solid, thick, tight; concepts 481,483,774 Ant. loose, slack, uncondensed compact [adj2] short, brief boiled down,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Compact — Com pact (k[o^]m p[a^]kt), 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. [1913 Webster] The law of nations… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 compact — [kəm pakt′, käm′pakt΄; ] for n., always [ käm′pakt΄] adj. [ME < L compactus, concentrated, pp. of compingere, to fasten together < com , with, together + pangere, to fix, fasten: see PEACE] 1. closely and firmly packed or put together;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 compact — /ˈkɔmpact, ingl. ˈkəmpækt/ s. m. inv. accorc. di compact disc …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 11 compact — is stressed on the second syllable as a verb and predicative adjective. As a noun (meaning ‘an agreement’ or ‘a case for face powder’) and as an attributive adjective, the stress is normally on the first syllable, except that it is variable in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 compact — Ⅰ. compact [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) closely and neatly packed together; dense. 2) having all the necessary components or features neatly fitted into a small space. ► VERB ▪ exert force on to make more dense; compress. ► NOUN ▪ a small flat case… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Compact — 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. [1913 Webster] Now the bright sun… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Compact (n) — Compact (n). См. Компакт. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 15 Compact (v) — Compact (v). См. Компактирование. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 16 Compact — (v. lat.), 1) dicht, derb, gedrungen, gediegen; 2) (Log.), Compacter Begriff, Begriff, der viel Merkmale enthält …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Compact — Compact, zusammengedrängt, dicht, gedrungen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 18 compact — (disc), compacto → disco compacto …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 19 compact — compact1 compactedly, adv. compactedness, n. compactly, adv. compactness, n. adj. /keuhm pakt , kom , kom pakt/; v. /keuhm pakt /; n. /kom pakt/, adj. 1. joined or packed together; closely and firmly united; dense; solid: compact soil …

    Universalium

  • 20 compact — 01. They sold their van, and bought a [compact] car after their children grew up. 02. Colby has a [compact] build, and is quite strong. 03. These new [compact] digital cameras can fit in a shirt pocket. 04. Don t walk on the garden or you will… …

    Grammatical examples in English


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