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1. compaction

noun. an increase in the density of something.

Synonyms

  • concretion
  • compression
  • concentration

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • disassembly
  • dilution
  • weakening

Etymology

  • compaction (French)
  • compactionem (Latin)

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2. compaction

noun. the act of crushing.

Synonyms

  • compressing
  • crunch
  • crush
  • compression
  • grind
  • pulverization
  • mill

Antonyms

  • lose
  • hate
  • stand still
  • disunion

Etymology

  • compaction (French)
  • compactionem (Latin)

Example sentences of the word compaction


1. Noun, singular or mass
The ram is designed not to go to the bottom of the device, which is why you don’t see trash compaction when the compactor is half full.

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