"compacts" in the noun sense
1. compact, powder compact
a small cosmetics case with a mirror to be carried in a woman's purse
2. covenant, compact, concordat
a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
3. compact, compact car
a small and economical car
"compacts" in the verb sense
1. compact, pack
have the property of being packable or of compacting easily
"This powder compacts easily"
"Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
2. pack, bundle, wad, compact
compress into a wad
"wad paper into the box"
3. compress, compact, pack together
make more compact by or as if by pressing
"compress the data"
4. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press
squeeze or press together
"she compressed her lips"
"the spasm contracted the muscle"
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