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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compact  \Com*pact"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Compacted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Compacting}.] 
  1.  To  thrust,  drive,  or  press  closely  together;  to  join 
  firmly;  to  consolidate;  to  make  close  --  as  the  parts 
  which  compose  a  body. 
 
  Now  the  bright  sun  compacts  the  precious  stone. 
  --Blackstone. 
 
  2.  To  unite  or  connect  firmly,  as  in  a  system. 
 
  The  whole  body  fitly  joined  together  and  compacted 
  by  that  which  every  joint  supplieth  --Eph.  iv  16. 




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