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Decomposition vs. Composition

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Decompositionnoun

A biological process through which organic material is reduced to e.g. compost.

Compositionnoun

The act of putting together; assembly.

Decompositionnoun

The act of taking something apart, e.g. for analysis.

Compositionnoun

A mixture or compound; the result of composing.

Decompositionnoun

The splitting (of e.g. a matrix, an atom, or a compound) into constituent parts.

Compositionnoun

The proportion of different parts to make a whole.

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Decompositionnoun

The act or process of resolving the constituent parts of a compound body or substance into its elementary parts; separation into constituent part; analysis; the decay or dissolution consequent on the removal or alteration of some of the ingredients of a compound; disintegration; as, the decomposition of wood, rocks, etc.

Compositionnoun

The general makeup of a thing or person.

Decompositionnoun

The state of being reduced into original elements.

Compositionnoun

(obsolete) An agreement or treaty used to settle differences; later especially, an agreement to stop hostilities; a truce.

Decompositionnoun

Repeated composition; a combination of compounds.

Compositionnoun

(obsolete) An agreement to pay money in order to clear a liability or obligation; a settling.

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Decompositionnoun

the analysis of a vector field

Compositionnoun

(legal) an agreement or compromise by which a creditor or group of creditors accepts partial payment from a debtor.

Decompositionnoun

in a decomposed state

Compositionnoun

An essay.

Decompositionnoun

(chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance

Compositionnoun

(linguistics) The formation of compound words from separate words.

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Decompositionnoun

the organic phenomenon of rotting

Compositionnoun

A work of music, literature or art.

Decompositionnoun

(biology) decaying caused by bacterial or fungal action

Compositionnoun

(printing) Typesetting.

Decomposition

Decomposition is the process by which dead organic substances are broken down into simpler organic or inorganic matter such as carbon dioxide, water, simple sugars and mineral salts. The process is a part of the nutrient cycle and is essential for recycling the finite matter that occupies physical space in the biosphere.

Compositionnoun

(mathematics) Applying a function to the result of another.

Compositionnoun

(physics) The compounding of two velocities or forces into a single equivalent velocity or force.

Compositionnoun

(obsolete) Consistency; accord; congruity.

Compositionnoun

Synthesis as opposed to analysis.

Compositionnoun

The arrangement and flow of elements in a picture.

Compositionnoun

(object-oriented programming) Way to combine simple objects or data types into more complex ones.

Compositionnoun

The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients.

Compositionnoun

The state of being put together or composed; conjunction; combination; adjustment.

‘View them in composition with other things.’; ‘The elementary composition of bodies.’;

Compositionnoun

A mass or body formed by combining two or more substances; as, a chemical composition.

‘A composition that looks . . . like marble.’;

Compositionnoun

A literary, musical, or artistic production, especially one showing study and care in arrangement; - often used of an elementary essay or translation done as an educational exercise.

Compositionnoun

Consistency; accord; congruity.

‘There is no composition in these newsThat gives them credit.’;

Compositionnoun

Mutual agreement to terms or conditions for the settlement of a difference or controversy; also, the terms or conditions of settlement; agreement.

‘Thus we are agreed:I crave our composition may be written.’;

Compositionnoun

The adjustment of a debt, or avoidance of an obligation, by some form of compensation agreed on between the parties; also, the sum or amount of compensation agreed upon in the adjustment.

‘Compositions for not taking the order of knighthood.’; ‘Cleared by composition with their creditors.’;

Compositionnoun

Synthesis as opposed to analysis.

‘The investigation of difficult things by the method of analysis ought ever to precede the method of composition.’;

Compositionnoun

a mixture of ingredients

Compositionnoun

the way in which someone or something is composed

Compositionnoun

the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole;

‘harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art’;

Compositionnoun

a musical work that has been created;

‘the composition is written in four movements’;

Compositionnoun

musical creation

Compositionnoun

the act of creating written works;

‘writing was a form of therapy for him’; ‘it was a matter of disputed authorship’;

Compositionnoun

art and technique of printing with movable type

Compositionnoun

an essay (especially one written as an assignment);

‘he got an A on his composition’;

Compositionnoun

something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole;

‘he envied the composition of their faculty’;

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