compacted volume

compacted volume

1. A measure of the volume of soil (or rocks) after its placement and compaction in a fill.
2. The volume of a solid, such as soil, after it has been subjected to compaction, 2.
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Once the waste reaches a certain compacted volume, a signal is sent to the Municipality advising on the time left before the compactor needs to be removed for emptying and replaced with another empty one.