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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To knit or draw together (as into a unified or coherent whole).

Usage examples (34)
  • Bubbles form in compacted glacial ice because the was air between the snow crystals that was trapped during compaction.
  • By examining bubbles of air trapped in compacted snow, it is possible for researchers to glean details about past environmental conditions.
  • This is possible only if the slope is less than 5% and if the road has a surface such as compacted gravel or stone to protect it from erosion.
  • Future Vehicles will produce the easily "compacted" G-Wiz. for more
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