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(Zool.) Flattened into a thin, convex, streamlined shape, as the body of the flounder or other flatfish
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  1. (Zool.) Flattened into a thin, convex, streamlined shape, as the body of the flounder or other flatfish
  2. Pressed together; made more compact by pressure
  3. Pressed together or into less volume or space.
The state of having been condensed; highly concentrated.
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  1. The state of having been condensed; highly concentrated.
Having the parts crowded together; packed tightly together; compact
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  1. Having the parts crowded together; packed tightly together; compact
  2. Opaque, with good contrast between light and dark areas. Used of a photographic negative.
  3. Permitting little light to pass through, because of compactness of matter:
Narrow in outlook; petty:
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  1. Narrow in outlook; petty:
  2. Having been belittled; humiliated:
  3. Being below average in quantity or extent:
A woman's compact.
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  1. A woman's compact.
  2. A portable case for cosmetics
  3. A woman's small traveling case fitted for carrying cosmetics, toilet articles, etc.
(Short for) vanity case
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  1. (Short for) vanity case
  2. A small table or ledge with a mirror for use while putting on cosmetics, combing one's hair, etc.; dressing table
  3. Worthlessness, pointlessness, or futility:
An arrangement between people; a compact.
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  1. An arrangement between people; a compact.
  2. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
  3. An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
The writing or document containing such an agreement.
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  1. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
  2. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
  3. A document containing the terms of a contract
A binding agreement; a compact.
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  1. A binding agreement; a compact.
  2. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
  3. A contract.
Mutual agreement; harmony
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  1. Mutual agreement; harmony
  2. In legal citation, the identification of one case that clearly supports the proposition for which another case is being quoted.
  3. An agreement to satisfy a claim by some form of discharging the obligation other than what the obligee is, or considers himself, entitled to. See also accord and satisfaction.
Harmony of opinion; accord:
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  1. Harmony of opinion; accord:
  2. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
  3. A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
  1. An agreement.
  2. A collection of things that have been arranged.
  3. A particular way in which items are organized.
A mutual agreement or contract in which the parties settle on what should be given or done by each
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  1. A mutual agreement or contract in which the parties settle on what should be given or done by each
  2. Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
  3. An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out.
A player's turn or right to deal
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  1. A player's turn or right to deal
  2. A business transaction:
  3. (Informal) Treatment received:
An arrangement between people; a compact.
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  1. An arrangement between people; a compact.
  2. An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
  3. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
(Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
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  1. (Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
  2. The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
  3. (Countable) Opinion, judgement or outlook.
An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
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  1. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
  2. (Law) A properly executed and legally binding contract.
  3. A contract
A duty or obligation imposed by a contract, promise, etc.
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  1. A duty or obligation imposed by a contract, promise, etc.
  2. (Finance) An interest-bearing certificate issued by a government or business, promising to pay the holder a specified sum on a specified date: it is a common means of raising capital funds
  3. A binding agreement; covenant
The writing or document containing such an agreement.
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  1. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
  2. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
  3. The branch of law dealing with formal agreements between parties.
A widely used and accepted device or technique, as in drama, literature, or painting:
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  1. A widely used and accepted device or technique, as in drama, literature, or painting:
  2. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
  3. A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
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  1. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
  2. A clause of such a contract
  3. A binding agreement; a compact.
An arrangement between people; a compact.
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  1. An arrangement between people; a compact.
  2. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
  3. An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
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  1. Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
  2. Such an agreement considered in terms of its worth to one of the parties
  3. Something offered or acquired at a price advantageous to the buyer:
The writing or document containing such an agreement.
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  1. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
  2. A paid assignment to murder someone:
  3. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
(Theol.) The promise made by God to humanity and the relationship it established, as described in the Bible
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  1. (Theol.) The promise made by God to humanity and the relationship it established, as described in the Bible
  2. A written and legally enforceable agreement or promise that is often a part of a contract or deed, especially one to maintain the status quo of something or to do or not do something during the term of the covenant.
  3. An action under the common law to recover damages for the breach of a contract under seal. See also assumpsit.
A player's turn or right to deal
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  1. A player's turn or right to deal
  2. A business transaction:
  3. (Informal) Treatment received:
A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one
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  1. A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one
  2. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
  3. A business deal or agreement
Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
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  1. Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
  2. Being near the surface; short:
  3. Fitting tightly:
Filled to such an extent as to be detrimental to the inhabitants:
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  1. Filled to such an extent as to be detrimental to the inhabitants:
  2. Filled near or to capacity:
  3. Filled with a crowd:
Opaque, with good contrast between light and dark areas. Used of a photographic negative.
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  1. Opaque, with good contrast between light and dark areas. Used of a photographic negative.
  2. Hard to penetrate; thick:
  3. Permitting little light to pass through, because of compactness of matter:
Put into a package.
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  1. Put into a package.
  2. (Informal) Filled with. Often used in combination:
  3. Compressed:
Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset:
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  1. Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset:
  2. Very noticeable; pronounced:
  3. Having component parts in a close, crowded state or arrangement; dense:
So close or compact in structure that water, air, etc. cannot pass through
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  1. So close or compact in structure that water, air, etc. cannot pass through
  2. Closely contested; close:
  3. (Slang) Personally close; intimate:
Of or like an aphorism
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  1. Of or like an aphorism
  2. Full of or using aphorisms
  3. Of, relating to, or containing aphorisms, maxims or epigrams; gnomic
Containing or using epigrams
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  1. Containing or using epigrams
  2. Having the nature of an epigram; terse, witty, etc.
  3. Containing or given to the use of epigrams.
Pertaining to, or in the form of, an epigram.
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  1. Pertaining to, or in the form of, an epigram.
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  1. Full of marrow; pithy.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Consisting of or resembling pith.
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  1. Consisting of or resembling pith.
  2. Concise and meaningful.
  3. Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief:
Resembling a block in shape.
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  1. Resembling a block in shape.
  2. Of or like a block; stocky; chunky
  3. Having contrasting blocks or patches
Heavy or bulky; blocky:
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  1. Heavy or bulky; blocky:
  2. Short and thick; stocky.
  3. Containing small thick pieces:
Resembling a dump, as in shabbiness; disreputable:
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  1. Resembling a dump, as in shabbiness; disreputable:
  2. (Informal) Ugly, run-down, etc.
  3. Short and thick; squat; stumpy
Having a stout or compact build.
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  1. Having a stout or compact build.
Crouched in a squatting position.
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  1. Crouched in a squatting position.
  2. Short and thick; low and broad.
Heavily built; sturdy; short and thickset
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  1. Heavily built; sturdy; short and thickset
  2. (Of a person or an animal) sturdy; solidly built; heavy and compact
  3. Having a strong, often thick, stem
Heavy and unpalatable
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  1. Heavy and unpalatable
  2. Dull, unimaginative, and commonplace.
  3. (Of food) having a thick, semi-solid consistency; glutinous; heavy on the stomach.
Short and heavy or dense
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  1. Short and heavy or dense
  2. Having the nature of or suggesting a stub, as in shortness, broadness, or thickness:
  3. Covered with stubs or stubble
Like or resembling a stump, short and cut off.
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  1. Like or resembling a stump, short and cut off.
  2. Covered with stumps
Impenetrable by the eyes:
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  1. Impenetrable by the eyes:
  2. Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency:
  3. Very noticeable; pronounced:
Closely planted.
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  1. Closely planted.
  2. Having a short, heavy build; stout
  3. Thick in body; stocky
To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
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  1. To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
  2. To press together:
  3. (Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
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  1. To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
  2. To hold in; limit; restrict
  3. To squeeze or compress.
(Rare) To cause to contract, constrict, or shrink
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  1. (Rare) To cause to contract, constrict, or shrink
To yield or give way to pressure
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  1. To yield or give way to pressure
  2. To get, bring forth, or extract by pressure
  3. To extract by applying pressure:
To press together:
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  1. To press together:
  2. To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
  3. (Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To hold in; limit; restrict
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  1. To hold in; limit; restrict
  2. To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
  3. To become constricted.
(Rare) To cause to contract, constrict, or shrink
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  1. (Rare) To cause to contract, constrict, or shrink
To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
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  1. To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
  2. To acquire or incur:
  3. To enter into by contract; establish or settle by formal agreement:
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
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  1. To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
  2. To cause to shrink or contract; specif., to cause (fabric) to shrink by a special process in manufacturing so as to minimize later shrinkage
  3. (Intransitive) To become smaller; to contract.
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