HyperDic: compaction

English > 2 senses of the word compaction:
NOUNeventcompaction, compression, concretion, densificationan increase / increase in the density / density of something
actcompaction, crush, crunchthe act of crushing
English > compaction: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn increase / increase in the density / density of something.
Synonymscompression, concretion, densification
Broaderconcentrationincrease / increase / increase in density / density
Spanishcompresión, densificación
Catalancompressió, densificació
Verbscompacthave the property of being packable or of compacting easily
English > compaction: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of crushing.
Synonymscrush, crunch
Narrowergrind, mill, pulverization, pulverisationThe act of grinding to a powder or dust
Broadercompression, compressingapplying pressure
Verbscompactcompress into a wad
compactmake more compact by or as if by pressing

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