compact compact  /ˈkɑm pækt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
  2. (n) a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
  3. (n) a small and economical car
  4. (v) have the property of being packable or of compacting easily
  5. (v) compress into a wad
  6. (v) make more compact by or as if by pressing
  7. (v) squeeze or press together
  8. (adj) closely and firmly united or packed together
  9. (adj) having a short and solid form or stature
  10. (adj) briefly giving the gist of something

Usage(s):

  1. Consumers who are trying new compact fluorescent bulbs say they sometimes fail to work, or wear out early.
  2. Although advances in technology have been made, a five-star subcompact provides less protection than an identically rated vehicle that is larger and heavier.
  3. News about compact, subcompact and microcars.

News

  1. Compact and Dynamic Four-Door Models: The Audi A3 Sedan and S3 Sedan

    INGOLSTADT, GERMANY – June 12, 2013: With the launch of the sporty A3 Sedan late this summer, Audi will enter the world’s largest market segment – the class of compact sedans.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

  2. Dell's Compact Box Ideal For Branch Banking

    ?Oh yes, branch in a box,? said a consultant when I passed along some information on Dell?s handsome compact server that includes backup, networking and storage in a single handsome box. It?s just the thing for bank branches which often have a bunch of tech components wired together, cooled by a cheap fan, and stuck in a closet someplace more or less out or sight..
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Video interviewing company, Compact Interview Exhibiting at the CIPD Recruitment Exhibition and HR Software Show at ...

    Compact Interview is exhibiting at this prestigious CIPD Recruitment Exhibition and HR Software Show. The exhibition attracts HR directors and hiring managers from across the UK, looking to improve their recruitment processes with technical innovations. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/compactinterview/CIPDrecruitmentexhibiti/prweb10821119.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "The last time we went out there we underestimated them a little bit. Looking at their performances they are a top side with great players," Cole said. "You need to be solid, tough and compact when you play there - you need everyone's...
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: Joe Cole Source: Fox Sports

  2. Commenting on the Apple iPhone launch, Softbank President Masayoshi Son said "This is the year that the cell phone becomes an Internet-connecting machine. All the features come packed in a compact machine. It's really small for a mobile PC device."
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Masayoshi Son Source: TelecomTiger

  3. "Every citizen of this planet must have an equal share of the planetary atmospheric space. Long-term convergence of per capita emissions is therefore the only equitable basis for a global compact on climate change," Singh said, once again,...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Calcutta Telegraph

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