Definition of compactor in English:


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(also compacter)

See compact

‘These loans are used to purchase equipment such as dumpers, excavators, motor graders, compactors, pavers, cranes, dozers and several more depending on the requirements of the project.’
  • ‘Shut down all the trash compactors on the detention level.’
  • ‘To avoid this, we are planning to make use of closed compactors.’
  • ‘Bulk trash will be disposed of in incinerators, not compactors.’
  • ‘A giant compactor - like a huge steamroller - prowls back and forth over this mess, compressing and squeezing it down so it takes up less space.’



/ˈkämˌpaktər/ /ˈkɑmˌpæktər/