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Compound vs. Composite

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Compoundnoun

an enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined

Compositeadjective

Made up of multiple components; compound or complex.

Compoundnoun

a group of buildings situated close together, e.g. for a school or block of offices

Compositeadjective

(architecture) Being a mixture of Ionic and Corinthian styles.

Compoundnoun

Anything made by combining several things.

Compositeadjective

(mathematics) Not prime; having factors.

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Compoundnoun

A substance made from any combination elements.

Compositeadjective

(botany) Being a member of the Asteraceae family (formerly known as Compositae), bearing involucrate heads of many small florets.

Compoundnoun

(chemistry) A substance formed by chemical union of two or more ingredients in definite proportions by weight.

Compositenoun

A mixture of different components.

Compoundnoun

(linguistics) A lexeme that consists of more than one stem; compound word; for example laptop, formed from lap and top.

Compositenoun

A structural material that gains its strength from a combination of complementary materials.

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Compoundnoun

(rail) a compound locomotive, a steam locomotive with both high-pressure and low-pressure cylinders.

Compositenoun

(botany) A plant belonging to the family Asteraceae, syn. Compositae.

Compoundadjective

composed of elements; not simple

‘a compound word’;

Compositenoun

(mathematics) A function of a function.

Compoundadjective

(math) dealing with numbers of various denominations of quantity, or with processes more complex than the simple process

‘compound addition; compound proportion’;

Compositenoun

(mathematics) composite number

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Compoundadjective

(music) An octave higher than originally (i.e. a compound major second is equivalent to a major ninth).

Compositenoun

A drawing, photograph, or the like, that combines several separate pictures or images.

Compoundverb

(transitive) To form (a resulting mixture) by combining different elements, ingredients, or parts.

‘to compound a medicine’;

Compositeverb

To make a composite.

‘I composited an image using computer software.’;

Compoundverb

(transitive) To assemble (ingredients) into a whole; to combine, mix, or unite.

Compositeadjective

Made up of distinct parts or elements; compounded; as, a composite language.

‘Happiness, like air and water . . . is composite.’;

Compoundverb

(transitive) To modify or change by combination with some other thing or part; to mingle with something else.

Compositeadjective

Belonging to a certain order which is composed of the Ionic order grafted upon the Corinthian. It is called also the Roman or the Italic order, and is one of the five orders recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth century. See Capital.

Compoundverb

To settle by agreeing on less than the claim, or on different terms than those stipulated.

‘to compound a debt’;

Compositeadjective

Belonging to the order Compositæ; bearing involucrate heads of many small florets, as the daisy, thistle, and dandelion.

Compoundverb

(transitive) To settle amicably; to adjust by agreement; to compromise.

Compositenoun

That which is made up of parts or compounded of several elements; composition; combination; compound.

Compoundverb

(intransitive) To come to terms of agreement; to agree; to settle by a compromise; usually followed by with before the person participating, and for before the thing compounded or the consideration.

Compositenoun

a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts;

‘the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town’;

Compoundverb

To compose; to constitute.

Compositenoun

considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers

Compoundverb

To increase in value with interest, where the interest is earned on both the principal sum and prior earned interest.

Compositeadjective

consisting of separate interconnected parts

Compoundverb

(transitive) To worsen a situation

Compositeadjective

of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae

Compoundnoun

In the East Indies, an inclosure containing a house, outbuildings, etc.

Compositeadjective

used of color

Compoundnoun

That which is compounded or formed by the union or mixture of elements ingredients, or parts; a combination of simples; a compound word; the result of composition.

‘Rare compound of oddity, frolic, and fun.’; ‘When the word "bishopric" was first made, it was made as a compound.’;

Compositeadjective

a modified Corinthian style of architecture (a combination of Corinthian and Ionic)

Compoundnoun

A union of two or more ingredients in definite proportions by weight, so combined as to form a distinct substance; as, water is a compound of oxygen and hydrogen.

Compositeadjective

made up of several parts or elements

‘this soup is one of those composite dishes which you gradually build up’;

Compoundverb

To form or make by combining different elements, ingredients, or parts; as, to compound a medicine.

‘Incapacitating him from successfully compounding a tale of this sort.’;

Compositeadjective

(of a constructional material) made up of recognizable constituents

‘modern composite materials’;

Compoundverb

To put together, as elements, ingredients, or parts, in order to form a whole; to combine, mix, or unite.

‘We have the power of altering and compounding those images into all the varieties of picture.’;

Compositeadjective

(of a railway carriage) having compartments of more than one class or function

‘composite coaches containing first-class and third-class compartments’;

Compoundverb

To modify or change by combination with some other thing or part; to mingle with something else.

‘Only compound me with forgotten dust.’;

Compositeadjective

(of an integer) being the product of two or more factors greater than unity; not prime.

Compoundverb

To compose; to constitute.

‘His pomp and all what state compounds.’;

Compositeadjective

relating to or denoting a classical order of architecture consisting of elements of the Ionic and Corinthian orders.

Compoundverb

To settle amicably; to adjust by agreement; to compromise; to discharge from obligation upon terms different from those which were stipulated; as, to compound a debt.

‘I pray, my lords, let me compound this strife.’;

Compositeadjective

relating to or denoting plants of the daisy family (Compositae ).

Compoundverb

To effect a composition; to come to terms of agreement; to agree; to settle by a compromise; - usually followed by with before the person participating, and for before the thing compounded or the consideration.

‘Here's a fellow will help you to-morrow; . . . compound with him by the year.’; ‘They were at last glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower.’; ‘Cornwall compounded to furnish ten oxen after Michaelmas for thirty pounds.’; ‘Compound for sins they are inclined toBy damning those they have no mind to.’;

Compositenoun

a thing made up of several parts or elements

‘the English legal system is a composite of legislation and judicial precedent’;

Compoundadjective

Composed of two or more elements, ingredients, parts; produced by the union of several ingredients, parts, or things; composite; as, a compound word.

‘Compound substances are made up of two or more simple substances.’;

Compositenoun

a composite constructional material

‘the next decade may well see the introduction of more designer polymers and composites’; ‘various combinations of metal, fabric, and composite’;

Compoundnoun

(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Compositenoun

a motion for debate composed of two or more related resolutions.

Compoundnoun

a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts

Compositenoun

a plant of the daisy family (Compositae ).

Compoundnoun

an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)

Compositenoun

the Composite order of architecture.

Compoundverb

make more intense, stronger, or more marked;

‘The efforts were intensified’; ‘Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her’; ‘Potsmokers claim it heightens their awareness’; ‘This event only deepened my convictions’;

Compositeverb

combine (two or more images) to make a single picture

‘photographic compositing by computer’;

Compoundverb

put or add together;

‘combine resources’;

Compoundverb

calculate principal and interest

Compoundverb

create by mixing or combining

Compoundverb

combine so as to form a whole; mix;

‘compound the ingredients’;

Compoundadjective

of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes

Compoundadjective

consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts;

‘soap is a compound substance’; ‘housetop is a compound word’; ‘a blackberry is a compound fruit’;

Compoundadjective

composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony;

‘coral is a colonial organism’;

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