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Composite

Composite

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Consisting of separate interconnected parts
(2)   Of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae

noun


(3)   A conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
"The complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"
(4)   Considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
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Etymology


From composite, from compositus, past participle of componere ‘put together’.

Adjective



  1. Made up of multiple components; compound or complex.
  2. Being a mixture of Ionic and Corinthian styles.
  3. Not prime; having factors.
  4. Being a member of the Asteraceae family (formerly known as Compositae).

Noun



  1. A mixture of different components.
  2. A structural material that gains its strength from a combination of complementary materials.
  3. A plant belonging to the family Compositae.
  4. A function of a function.
  5. A drawing, photograph, or the like, that combines several separate pictures or images.

Verb



  1. To make a composite.
    I composited an image using computer software.

Related terms


  • compositry

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