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compact

/com·pact/ (kom´pakt) (kom-pakt´) dense; having a dense structure.

compact

(kŏm′păkt)
Closely and tightly packed together; solid.

compact,

v to form by uniting or condensing particles with the application of pressure (e.g., the progressive insertion and welding of foil and the building up of plastic amalgam in a preparation).
References in classic literature ?
On what principle the Confederation, which stands in the solemn form of a compact among the States, can be superseded without the unanimous consent of the parties to it?
PERHAPS, also, an answer may be found without searching beyond the principles of the compact itself.
It is strong, compact, and sometimes powerful, but it entirely lacks imaginative poetic beauty--it is really only rhythmical prose, though sometimes suffused with passion.
Helena Landless, having been a party to her brother's revelation about Rosa, and having entered into that compact of silence with Mr.
I curse the compact, as you call it, with my whole heart and soul,' returned the other.
There; now we look compact and comfortable, as the father said ven he cut his little boy's head off, to cure him o' squintin'.
Using Article I, section 10 (the Compact Clause) as the vehicle for authorizing regional protectionism invites the Nation to divide into competing regional economic blocs in flat betrayal of the Founders' vision, and virtually assures that regions of the country will organize politically in order to secure economic advantage at the expense of one another.
The Compact -- a supposedly temporary measure approved during the debate about the 1996 farm bill -- is due to expire at the end of September of this year, unless it is extended by Congress.
If you had voted to allow some compact and then they cut off access to your state's generators, you'd be in a political pickle.
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact offers dust-tight protection in addition to water-resistance with IP 68 which is better compared to IP 58 on Xperia Z1 Compact that provides limited dust resistance.
GAO's review of 30 single audit reports for the FSM, 4 FSM states, and the RMI for the years 1996 through 2000 identified pervasive and persistent noncompliance with Compact requirements and financial statement-related audit findings.