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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compaction  \Com*pac"tion\,  n.  [L.  compactio.] 
  The  act  of  making  compact,  or  the  state  of  being  compact. 
  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  compaction 
  n  1:  an  increase  in  the  density  of  something  [syn:  {compression}, 
  {concretion},  {densification}] 
  2:  the  act  of  crushing  [syn:  {crush},  {crunch}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  compaction 
 
  {compression} 
 
 




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