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super- +‎ compact


supercompact (comparative more supercompact, superlative most supercompact)

  1. Very compact.
    • 2007 May 3, Michel Marriott, “Small and Smaller”, in New York Times[1]:
      LONG among the hottest items in Europe and Asia, ultraportable notebook computers — supercompact, lightweight laptops that slip into briefcases as easily as a legal pad — appear to be finding favor with American tastes.
  2. (mathematics, topology, of a topological space) Having a subbasis such that every open cover of the topological space from elements of the subbasis has a subcover with at most two subbasis elements.
  3. (mathematics, set theory) Being a type of large cardinal with a variety of reflection properties.


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