subcompact
noun Date: 1967 an automobile smaller than a compact

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  • subcompact — [sub käm′pakt΄] n. a model of automobile smaller than a compact …   English World dictionary

  • subcompact — /sub kom pakt/, n. an automobile that is smaller than a compact. Also called subcompact car. [1965 70; SUB + COMPACT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • subcompact — sub|com|pact [ ,sʌb kampækt ] adjective AMERICAN a subcompact car is the smallest type of car, slightly smaller than a COMPACT car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • subcompact — UK [ˌsʌbˈkɒmpækt] / US [ˌsʌbˈkɑmpækt] adjective American a subcompact car is the smallest type of car, slightly smaller than a compact car …   English dictionary

  • subcompact — noun a car smaller than a compact car • Syn: ↑subcompact car • Hypernyms: ↑car, ↑auto, ↑automobile, ↑machine, ↑motorcar …   Useful english dictionary

  • subcompact — noun Something that is smaller than the compact size version of it, especially a very small car …   Wiktionary

  • subcompact — sub|com|pact [sʌbˈkɔmpækt US ˈka:m ] n AmE a type of very small and inexpensive car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • subcompact — sub·compact …   English syllables

  • subcompact — sub•com•pact [[t]sʌbˈkɒm pækt[/t]] n. aum an automobile that is smaller than a compact • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Subcompact cardinal — In mathematics, a subcompact cardinal is a certain kind of large cardinal number.A cardinal number κ is subcompact if and only if for every A⊂H(κ+) there is a non trivial elementary embedding j:(H(μ+), B) → (H(κ+), A) with critical point μ and… …   Wikipedia

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