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close-packed Syllabification: close-packed

Definition of close-packed in English:


Arranged or situated very close together: close-packed houses a solid column of close-packed soldiers
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  • At temperatures below 417 degrees Celsius cobalt exhibits a hexagonal close-packed structure.
  • British Columbia's salmon farmers say lice hasn't been a problem, but local fishermen believe the close-packed Atlantic salmon act as disease and lice hothouses.
  • See, if I give you lump of quartz or a lump of iron it's close-packed, no spaces between those atoms.

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