Definition of compactor in English:

compactor

noun

  • See compact

    • ‘Shut down all the trash compactors on the detention level.’
    • ‘Bulk trash will be disposed of in incinerators, not compactors.’
    • ‘To avoid this, we are planning to make use of closed compactors.’
    • ‘These loans are used to purchase equipment such as dumpers, excavators, motor graders, compactors, pavers, cranes, dozers and several more depending on the requirements of the project.’
    • ‘A giant compactor - like a huge steamroller - prowls back and forth over this mess, compressing and squeezing it down so it takes up less space.’

Pronunciation

compactor

/kəmˈpaktə/