Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of compact.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Compact; pressed close; concentrated; firmly united.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • By examining bubbles of air trapped in compacted snow, it is possible for researchers to glean details about past environmental conditions.

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  • Bubbles form in compacted glacial ice because the was air between the snow crystals that was trapped during compaction.

    Man made global warming? No way!

  • Elderly or disabled people can enjoy the park due to the fact that it is connected by wide, flat walkways covered in compacted, small gravel, though the hanging bridges, which provide a nice adventurous feel at the entrance and hostel areas may be a challenge.

    Las Estacas - Riverside Aquatic Park In Morelos

  • Such remains should be 'compacted' said Harriet and reburied deeper to allow the plot to be resold to the families of the several others who must share plots there.

    Leaseholders used as cash-points

  • As Body Snatcher Harman is so keen on having our deceased grandparents dug up and 'compacted', David Cameron should ask her why she hasn't had HER grandparents' remains violated in this manner.

    Harriet Harman: Thank you, Thank you, Thank you

  • So now countless English not Welsh, or Scots, or Irish dead patriots are, on body snatcher Harman's orders, shamefully exhumed and 'compacted', i.e. dumped into a large grinding machine, where they are tumbled around and ground into pellets the size of rabbit droppings.

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  • This is possible only if the slope is less than 5% and if the road has a surface such as compacted gravel or stone to protect it from erosion.

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  • "Receiving ministration." knit together -- The Greek is translated, "compacted," Eph 4: 16: implying firm consolidation. with the increase of God -- (Eph 4: 16); that is, wrought by God, the

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • There is an unfortunate doubt in this passage (1) about the meaning of the word (Greek), which is translated either 'compacted' or 'revolving,' and is equally capable of both explanations.

    Timaeus

  • While 'compacted' could have been ... ushelke: Looks like for everything in world there is a pattern.

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