Compositae Compositeness

Composite

Meanings and phrases

composite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. consisting of separate interconnected parts
  2. of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae

composite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; complex
  2. considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers; composite plant

Composite order

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Roman order that combines the Corinthian acanthus leaves with the spiral scrolls of the Ionic order

composite material

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. strong lightweight material developed in the laboratory; fibers of more than one kind are bonded together chemically
E.g.
  • A composite material of ceramic and metal is known as cermet.
  • Chinese crossbow bows were made of composite material from the start.
  • Concrete is a composite material made of aggregate (gravel and sand), cement, and water.

composite number

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one

composite plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers; composite

composite school

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities; comprehensive school

composite materials

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was a compact, two-passenger and was made primarily of composite materials.
  • Kim Pickering Kim Louise Pickering is a New Zealand composite materials engineer.
  • The trike carriage is of composite materials and is an aerodynamically faired design.

composite score

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pennsylvania's SAT composite score ranked low on the national scale in 2004.
  • The composite score was shown after each round of competition for the first time since 2002.

composite video

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They operated by taking a standard analog composite video input and digitizing it internally.
  • The camera was also capable of playback in the viewfinder or through a composite video cable.
  • Like the Apple IIe, the C64 could also output a composite video signal, avoiding the RF modulator altogether.
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