compactor

[ kuh m-pak-ter, kom-pak- ]
/ kəmˈpæk tər, ˈkɒm pæk- /

noun

an appliance that crushes and compresses trash into small convenient bundles.

Nearby words

  1. compact video disc,
  2. compactible,
  3. compactify,
  4. compaction,
  5. compactly,
  6. compadre,
  7. compages,
  8. compagnie,
  9. compander,
  10. companding

Origin of compactor

First recorded in 1945–50; compact1 + -or2

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