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compactify

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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
Thomas F. Kennedy
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English

Etymology

From compact and -ify.

Verb

Infinitive
to compactify

Third person singular
compactifies

Simple past
compactified

Past participle
-

Present participle
compactifying

to compactify (third-person singular simple present compactifies, present participle compactifying, simple past and past participle compactified)
  1. (humorous, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To become compact or more compact.
  2. (humorous, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To render (a thing) compact or more compact.
  3. (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To enlarge (a topological space) in order to render it compact.
  4. (physics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To adjust a theory so as to render finite or periodic (a theoretical space-time dimension).

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