noun \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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Previous Word in the Dictionary: compactification
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