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Definition of compactor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

compactor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kəmˈpæktə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpæktər//
 
, NAmE//ˈkɑːmpæktər//
 
(North American English)
 
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a machine that presses rubbish/trash together Trash compactors minimise waste by reducing large quantities of rubbish into smaller amounts.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: compactor