The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

1 definition found
 for Compacting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Compact \Com*pact"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compacted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Compacting.]
     1. To thrust, drive, or press closely together; to join
        firmly; to consolidate; to make close; -- as the parts
        which compose a body.
        [1913 Webster]
              Now the bright sun compacts the precious stone.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To unite or connect firmly, as in a system.
        [1913 Webster]
              The whole body fitly joined together and compacted
              by that which every joint supplieth.  --Eph. iv. 16.
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229