AskDefine | Define compactness

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1 the spatial property of being crowded together [syn: concentration, density, denseness] [ant: distribution]
2 the consistency of a compact solid

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  1. the state of being compact

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Compact may mean:


compactness in German: Kompakt
compactness in French: Compact
compactness in Korean: 콤팩트
compactness in Japanese: コンパクト
compactness in Polish: Kompakt
compactness in Slovak: Kompakt
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