1. Noun.  An agreement or contract.
  2. Adjective.  Closely packed, i.e. packing much in a small space.
  3. Adjective.  Having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space.
  4. Adjective.  (mathematics) ''(of a set in an Euclidean space)'' Closed and bounded.
  5. Adjective.  (topology) Such that every exhaustion of it by (overlapping) open balls has the property that some finitely many of those balls will also cover it.
  6. Adjective.  (topology) (''of a set'') Such that every open cover of the given set has a finite subcover.
  7. Noun.  A small, slim folding case, often featuring a mirror, powder and a powderpuff; that fits into a woman's purse or handbag, or that slips into ones pocket.
  8. Noun.  A broadsheet newspaper published in the size of a tabloid but keeping its non-sensational style.
  9. Verb.  (transitive) To make more dense; to compress.

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