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compaction

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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

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The first known use of compaction was in the 14th century

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“Compaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compaction. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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