Compact

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Compact as used in politics may refer broadly to a pact or treaty; in more specific cases it may refer to:

  • The Compact, the agreement between the government and the voluntary and community sector in England
  • Interstate compact
  • Compact government, a type of colonial rule utilized in British North America
  • Compact of Free Association whereby the sovereign states of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau have entered into as associated states with the United States.

Mathematics[edit]

  • Compact element, those elements of a partially ordered set that cannot be subsumed by a supremum of any directed set that does not already contain them
  • Compact operator, a linear operator that takes bounded subsets to relatively compact subsets, in functional analysis
  • Compact space, a topological space such that every open cover has a finite subcover
  • Quasi-compact morphism, a morphism of schemes for which the inverse image of any quasi-compact open set is again quasi-compact

Compact may also refer to:

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