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They say that boats (of reeds) are woven,502 which, when besmeared with asphaltus, are firmly compacted.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Before June tenth he had compacted in and about Vienna an army of two hundred and forty thousand men.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
He claimed afterward that he had compacted a sort of speech into a single German sentence of eighteen words.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
During the previous night long consultations had been held, and the French divisions to the south had been slightly compacted.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
It is so compacted as to receive the heat best, and because it should mitigate the coldness of the brain.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
The outer moulding of the central circle is composed of closely compacted trefoils, that of the others has the wave ornament.
THE NEW GUIDE TO PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRALGEORGE S. PHILLIPS
It would not do to allow the enemy to see, over the crest of the hill, our compacted troops at the head of the bridge.
WHO GOES THERE?BLACKWOOD KETCHAM BENSON
Cryptonemiace—Frond more or less cartilaginous, composed of numerous jointed threads compacted by gelatine.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
In the narrow habitable belt were compacted the teeming millions of earth's peoples.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JULY, 1931VARIOUS
There is no reason to doubt, therefore, that shale is merely compacted silt and mud—the sediment deposited by water.
GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COMPACTED

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