Compactly Com*pact"ly, adv. In a compact manner; with close union of parts; densely; tersely. [1913 Webster]

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  • compactly — Ⅰ. compact [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) closely and neatly packed together; dense. 2) having all the necessary components or features neatly fitted into a small space. ► VERB ▪ exert force on to make more dense; compress. ► NOUN ▪ a small flat case… …   English terms dictionary

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  • compactly — adv. in compact form; in condensed or concentrated form …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Compactly generated space — In topology, a compactly generated space (or k space) is a topological space whose topology is coherent with the family of all compact subspaces. Specifically, a topological space X is compactly generated if it satisfies the following condition:… …   Wikipedia

  • Compactly-supported homology — In mathematics, a homology theory in algebraic topology is compactly supported if, in every degree n, the relative homology group Hn(X, A) of every pair of spaces (X, A) is naturally isomorphic to the direct limit of the nth relative homology… …   Wikipedia