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1. Logic (of a relation) having the property that for any pair of elements such that a is related to b, there is some element c such that a is related to c and c to b, as less than on the rational numbers.
2. US and Canadian (of a car) small and economical
3. US and Canadian a comparatively small and economical car
4. Metallurgy a mass of metal prepared for sintering by cold-pressing a metal powder

compact

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Law an official contract or agreement

compact

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(metallurgy)
A briquette made by the compression of metal powder, with or without the addition of nonmetallic constituents.

compact

1. (Or "finite", "isolated") In domain theory, an element d of a cpo D is compact if and only if, for any chain S, a subset of D,

d <= lub S => there exists s in S such that d <= s.

I.e. you always reach d (or better) after a finite number of steps up the chain.

("<=" is written in LaTeX as \sqsubseteq).
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