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compacting

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing
  • the compacting of wool fibers into felt

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compacting

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present participle of compact

Synonyms & Antonyms of compacting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control
  • the media giant decided to compact all of its far-flung operations onto a single site

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2 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • compact the snow into a tight ball for throwing

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“Compacting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compacting. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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