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close-packed Line breaks: close-packed

Definition of close-packed in English:

adjective

Arranged or situated very close together: close-packed houses a solid column of close-packed soldiers
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  • I'm waiting for a decent "set", a close-packed group of waves.
  • Many young people have also abandoned bicycles and prefer elbowing each other in close-packed buses or subway carriages.
  • 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.

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