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compaction

compaction

noun com·pac·tion \kəm-ˈpak-shən, käm-\

Definition of COMPACTION

:  the act or process of compacting :  the state of being compacted

Examples of COMPACTION

  1. <the compaction of a complex topic into a short article means that a lot of niceties are going to get crushed>

First Known Use of COMPACTION

14th century

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