Compact

An agreement made by voluntary sector representatives and the government in 1998 covering the relationship between the two. Under the compact the government is committed to giving three months' notice of funding decisions and 12 weeks consultation, better feedback and statements on how proposed legislation will impact on the voluntary sector. The s
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compact

[adj] - heavy and compact in form or stature 2. [adj] - closely crowded together 3. [adj] - closely and firmly united or packed together 4. [n] - a small and economical car 5. [n] - a small cosmetics case with a mirror 6. [v] - have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily
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Compact

Com·pact' (kŏm*păkt') past participle & a [ Latin compactus , past participle of compingere to join or unite; com- + pangere to fasten, fix: confer French compacte . See Pact .] 1. Joined or held together; leagued; confederated. [ Obsolet
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Compact

Com·pact' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Compacted ; present participle & verbal noun Compacting .] 1. To thrust, drive, or press closely together; to join firmly; to consolidate; to make close; -- as the parts whic
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Compact

Com'pact (kŏm'păkt) noun [ Latin compactum , from compacisci , past participle compactus , to make an agreement with; com- + pacisci to make an agreement. See Pact .] An agreement between parties; a covenant or contract. « The law of nations
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compact

dense adjective having component parts closely crowded together; `a compact shopping center`; `a dense population`; `thick crowds`; `a thick forest`; `thick hair`
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compact

heavyset 1 stocky adjective heavy and compact in form or stature; `a wrestler of compact build`; `he was tall and heavyset`; `stocky legs`; `a thick middle-aged man`; `a thickset young man`
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compact

adjective closely and firmly united or packed together; `compact soil`; `compact clusters of flowers`
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compact

powder compact noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman`s purse
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compact

noun a small and economical car
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compact

verb make more compact by or as if by pressing; `compress the data`
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compact

A set is compact if it is closed and bounded. The concept comes up most often in economics in the context of a theory in which a function must be maximized. Continuous functions that are well defined on a compact domain have a maximum and minimum; this is the Weierstrauss Theorem. Noncontinuous functions, or functions on a noncompact domain, may no
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Compact

• (v. t.) To thrust, drive, or press closely together; to join firmly; to consolidate; to make close; -- as the parts which compose a body. • (p. p. & a) Closely or firmly united, as the particles of solid bodies; firm; close; solid; dense. • (p. p. & a) Composed or made; -- with of. • (n.) An agreement between parties; a covena
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compact

compact Related 'together' units: greg-; inter-; struct-.
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Compact

[cosmetics] A compact (also powder box and powder case) is a cosmetic product. It is usually a small round metal case and contains two or more of the following: a mirror, pressed or loose face powder with a gauze sifter and a powder puff. ==History== Compacts date from the early 1900s, a time when make-up had not gained widespread social ac
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Compact

Term used to describe the firmly joined union of various body parts. Also used to describe a short- to medium-length coat, very close lying, with a dense undercoat and giving a smooth outline.
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Compact

[TV series] When Compact began, the editor was female, Joanne Minster (Jean Harvey), yet it was not long before she was replaced by Ian Harmon (Ronald Allen), the son of the magazine`s owner. Despite being largely criticised by reviewers, Compact was popular with the general public, and in 1964 a regular omnibus edition was introduced, broa
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Compact

[newspaper] A compact newspaper is a broadsheet-quality newspaper printed in a tabloid format, especially one in the United Kingdom. The term as used for this size (not to be confused with 4.25 × 6.75 inches or 108 × 171 mm paper sizes) came into its current use when The Independent began producing a smaller format edition for London`s co
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Compact

Term used to describe the firmly joined union of various body parts. Also used to describe a short- to medium-length coat, very close lying, with a dense undercoat and giving a smooth outline.
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compact

Short, reduced in length; some epiphytic orchids have variants which have a compact growth habit.
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