compactness

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Etymology[edit]

compact +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

compactness (uncountable)

  1. The state of being compact.
    • 1959 June, “Southern Newsreel: Resignalling at Barnes and Brixton”, in Trains Illustrated, page 306:
      The Barnes box is a Westinghouse installation and the control console is very similar in style and compactness to the same firm's equipment at St. Pancras.

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