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Meaning of COMPACTION

Pronunciation:  kum'pakshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of crushing
  2. [n]  an increase in the density of something
 

COMPACTION is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: compression, concretion, crunch, crush, densification
 
 See Also: compressing, compression, concentration, grind, mill, pulverisation, pulverization

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*pac"tion\, n. [L. compactio.]
The act of making compact, or the state of being compact.
[Obs.] --Bacon.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

compression

 

 

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