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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compactlyadverb

    in a compact manner or state

    "The children were packed compactly into the car"

  2. succinctly, compactlyadverb

    with concise and precise brevity; to the point

    "Please state your case as succinctly as possible"; "he wrote compactly but clearly"

  3. compactlyadverb

    taking up no more space than necessary

    "liquid food compactly stored in a pressurized tank"


  1. compactlyadverb

    In a compact manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Compactlyadverb

    Etymology: from compact.


  1. compactly

    In mathematics context, "compactly" typically refers to a concept or operation concerning compact sets or spaces. Something is said to be done "compactly" if it is finite in extent or localized. It can also indicate something is dealt with in a succinct or concise manner. The exact meaning can vary depending on the specific mathematical context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compactlyadverb

    in a compact manner; with close union of parts; densely; tersely

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compactly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compactly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of compactly in a Sentence

  1. Howard Wilson:

    The exciting part of this is the high-field magnets, the higher the magnetic field, the more compactly you can squeeze that fuel.

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    relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity
    • A. squashy
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    • C. tight
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