Rather, that research suggests that size, not compactness, constitutes the decisive factor.
In a word, this is the finest, most capable, handsomest small camera you ever saw—a marvel of compactness and efficiency.
The most remarkable thing about the book was its maturity and compactness.
Her appearance is quiet, and only attracts attention by its extreme neatness, cleanliness, and compactness.
The compactness yet completeness will make it a favorite with agriculturists.
A geologist, observing a dense limestone, learns how severe the pressure which brought loose sediment to this compactness.
His English style is much admired for its force and compactness.
Though highly commendable in purity of glaze and compactness and whiteness of paste, his porcelain was inferior in decoration.
The society of the Dark Ages had been perfect in its symmetry and compactness.
Next, the compactness of the plug should be noticed and the color carefully examined.
"agreement," 1590s, from Latin compactum "agreement," noun use of neuter past participle of compacisci "come to agreement," from com- "together" (see com-) + pacisci "to covenant, contract" (see pact).
"make-up case," 1921, from compact (adj.), based on its containing compacted face powder.
early 15c., from Latin compactus, past participle of compingere "to fasten together" (see compact (adj.)). Related: Compacted; compacting.