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compaction

noun

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  1. the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing <the compaction of a complex topic into a short article means that a lot of niceties are going to get crushed> Synonyms compacting, compression, condensation, condensing, constricting, constriction, contracting, contraction, squeeze, squeezing, telescopingRelated Words abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), curtailment, shortening; concentration, consolidation; simplification, streamlining; decreasing, diminishment, lesseningNear Antonyms dilation, dispersion, dissipation, scattering; distension (or distention), inflation, swellingAntonyms decompression, expansion




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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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