Definitions of compactness
  1. noun
    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
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    solidity, solidness
    the consistency of a solid
  2. noun
    the spatial property of being crowded together
    synonyms: concentration, denseness, density, tightness
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    dispersion, distribution
    the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
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    spacing, spatial arrangement
    the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
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