American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The process of compacting or the state of being compacted.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making or the state of being compact.
- n. A compact or an agreement.
- n. The process of compacting something, or something that has been compacted.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete The act of making compact, or the state of being compact.
- n. the act of crushing
- n. an increase in the density of something
- From French compaction, from Latin compactionem, from compingere. (Wiktionary)
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