Primary Meanings of compactness

the consistency of a compact solid
the spatial property of being crowded together
Full Definitions of compactness

n the consistency of a compact solid

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denseness, density
the amount per unit size
bits per inch, bpi
a measure of how densely information is packed on a storage medium
flux, flux density
(physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area
absorbance, optical density, photographic density, transmission density
(physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation
low density, rarity, tenuity
a rarified quality
relative density
the ratio of the density of something to the density of a standard
Type of:
solidity, solidness
the consistency of a solid

n the spatial property of being crowded together

concentration, denseness, density, tightness
dispersion, distribution
the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
Type of:
spacing, spatial arrangement
the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them

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