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com·pos·ite

 (kəm-pŏz′ĭt, kŏm′pə-zĭt)
adj.
1.
a. Made up of distinct components; compound.
b. Made by combining two or more existing things, such as photographs.
2. Mathematics Having factors; factorable.
3. Botany Of, belonging to, or characteristic of the composite family.
4. Composite Architecture Of, relating to, or being in the Composite order.
n.
1. A structure or entity made up of distinct components: a musical suite that is a composite of operatic themes.
2. A material in which two or more distinct, structurally complementary materials, usually a matrix material and a reinforcing material, are combined to produce structural or functional properties not present in any individual component. Wood, bone, concrete, plastic reinforced by glass fibers, and graphite reinforced with carbon fibers are all composite materials.
3. Botany A plant in the composite family.
4. Mathematics The application of one function to another. For example, if ƒ(x) = x2 and g(x) = x + 1, then the composite ƒ(g(x)) = (x + 1)2 and the composite g(ƒ(x)) = x2 + 1.
tr.v. com·pos·it·ed, com·pos·it·ing, com·pos·ites
1. To make using distinct components.
2. To make by combining two or more photographs or images.

[French, from Old French, from Latin compositus, past participle of compōnere, to put together; see component.]

com·pos′ite·ly adv.
com·pos′ite·ness n.
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composite

(ˈkɒmpəzɪt)
adj
1. composed of separate parts; compound
2. (Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the plant family Asteraceae
3. (Mathematics) maths capable of being factorized or decomposed: a composite function.
4. (Architecture) (sometimes capital) denoting or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a combination of the Ionic and Corinthian styles. See also Doric, Tuscan
n
5. something composed of separate parts; compound
6. (Botany) any plant of the family Asteraceae (formerly Compositae), typically having flower heads composed of ray flowers (e.g. dandelion), disc flowers (e.g. thistle), or both (e.g. daisy)
7. (Building) a material, such as reinforced concrete, made of two or more distinct materials
8. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a proposal that has been composited
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to merge related motions from local branches of (a political party, trade union, etc) so as to produce a manageable number of proposals for discussion at national level
[C16: from Latin compositus well arranged, from compōnere to collect, arrange; see component]
ˈcompositely adv
ˈcompositeness n
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com•pos•ite

(kəmˈpɒz ɪt)

adj., n., v. -it•ed, -it•ing. adj.
1. made up of disparate or separate parts or elements; compound: a composite picture; a composite philosophy.
2. belonging to the composite family of plants.
3. (cap.) of or designating one of the five classical orders of architecture, in which the Roman Ionic and Corinthian orders are combined, with diagonally set Ionic volutes resting upon a bell of Corinthian acanthus leaves.
4. of or pertaining to a composite function or a composite number.
n.
5. something composite; a compound.
6. a composite plant.
7. a picture, photograph, or the like, that combines several separate pictures or images.
v.t.
8. to make a composite of.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin compositus,compōnere to put together; see component]
com•pos′ite•ly, adv.
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composite


Past participle: composited
Gerund: compositing

Imperative
composite
composite
Present
I composite
you composite
he/she/it composites
we composite
you composite
they composite
Preterite
I composited
you composited
he/she/it composited
we composited
you composited
they composited
Present Continuous
I am compositing
you are compositing
he/she/it is compositing
we are compositing
you are compositing
they are compositing
Present Perfect
I have composited
you have composited
he/she/it has composited
we have composited
you have composited
they have composited
Past Continuous
I was compositing
you were compositing
he/she/it was compositing
we were compositing
you were compositing
they were compositing
Past Perfect
I had composited
you had composited
he/she/it had composited
we had composited
you had composited
they had composited
Future
I will composite
you will composite
he/she/it will composite
we will composite
you will composite
they will composite
Future Perfect
I will have composited
you will have composited
he/she/it will have composited
we will have composited
you will have composited
they will have composited
Future Continuous
I will be compositing
you will be compositing
he/she/it will be compositing
we will be compositing
you will be compositing
they will be compositing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been compositing
you have been compositing
he/she/it has been compositing
we have been compositing
you have been compositing
they have been compositing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been compositing
you will have been compositing
he/she/it will have been compositing
we will have been compositing
you will have been compositing
they will have been compositing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been compositing
you had been compositing
he/she/it had been compositing
we had been compositing
you had been compositing
they had been compositing
Conditional
I would composite
you would composite
he/she/it would composite
we would composite
you would composite
they would composite
Past Conditional
I would have composited
you would have composited
he/she/it would have composited
we would have composited
you would have composited
they would have composited
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.composite - a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related partscomposite - a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"
whole - all of something including all its component elements or parts; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature"
hybrid - a composite of mixed origin; "the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices"
syndrome - a complex of concurrent things; "every word has a syndrome of meanings"
2.composite - considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowerscomposite - considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
compass flower, compass plant - any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass
everlasting, everlasting flower - any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
Anthemis cotula, mayweed, stinking chamomile, stinking mayweed, dog fennel - widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs
Anthemis tinctoria, dyers' chamomile, golden marguerite, yellow chamomile - Eurasian perennial herb with hairy divided leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in North America
Anthemis arvensis, corn chamomile, field chamomile, corn mayweed - European white-flowered weed naturalized in North America
Chrysanthemum maximum maximum, Leucanthemum superbum, shasta daisy - hybrid garden flower derived from Chrysanthemum maximum and Chrysanthemum lacustre having large white flower heads resembling oxeye daisies; often placed in the genus Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum lacustre, Leucanthemum lacustre, Pyrenees daisy - perennial of Portugal similar to the oxeye daisy
Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum, dusty miller, silver lace, silver-lace, Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum - shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
golden buttons, Tanacetum vulgare, tansy, scented fern - common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally
crown beard, crownbeard, crown-beard - any plant of the genus Verbesina having clustered white or yellow flower heads
Adj.1.composite - consisting of separate interconnected parts
complex - complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"
2.composite - of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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composite

adjective
1. compound, mixed, combined, complex, blended, conglomerate, synthesized The chassis is made of a complex composite structure incorporating carbon fibre.
noun
1. compound, blend, conglomerate, fusion, synthesis, amalgam, meld Spain is a composite of diverse traditions and people.
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composite

adjective
Consisting of two or more interconnected parts:
noun
The result of combining:
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Translations
liit-
jaollinenkomposiittimykerökukkainenyhdistelmäfunktioyhdistelmämateriaali

composite

[ˈkɒmpəzɪt]
A. ADJcompuesto
B. CPD composite motion Nmoción f compuesta
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composite

[ˈkɒmpəzɪt]
adj
(gen)composite
(BOTANY)composé(e)
(MATHEMATICS)composé(e)
ncomposé m
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composite

adj
zusammengesetzt; composite motionSammelantrag m; composite materialVerbund(werk)stoff m; composite structuregegliederter Aufbau
(Bot) → Korbblütler-; flowerzur Familie der Korbblütler gehörig
(Math) numberteilbar
n
(Bot) → Korbblütler m
(= photograph)Fotomontage f
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composite

[ˈkɒmpəzɪt] adj (gen) (Math) → composto/a (Archit) → composito/a
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If the decay is near the root, your dentist may first put in a liner made of glass ionomer, composite resin, or other material to protect the nerve.
In this technique, traumatized tooth is splinted to healthy teeth using a metal wire and composite resin. Rigidity or flexibility of a wire and composite splint is based on the diameter of the stainless-steel wire.3 Different authors have recommended different diameters of stainless-steel wire to be used for flexible splinting in management of traumatic dental injuries.10,11,12,13 This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of two wire and composite splints having different stainless-steel wire diameters (0.4mm and 0.7mm) in management of dental traumatic injuries.
* To evaluate and compare the marginal accuracy of provisional crowns fabricated using chemically polymerized Bis-GMA composite resin (two paste auto mix system), light polymerized UDMA composite resin (single paste system), and chemically polymerized PMMA acrylic resin (powder-liquid system) by the direct technique.
Fracture Resistance of Palatal Cusps Defective Premolars Restored with Polyethylene Fiber and Composite Resin. Dent Mater J 2016; 35: 498-502.
[5] Componeer system developed by Coltene, Switzerland, consists of thin pre-polymerized hybrid composite shells, several shades of direct hybrid composite resin, an etch and rinse adhesive system, and restorative accessories including finishing points and disks.
(iv) The core and crown buildup was done using freehand buildup with composite resin (Filtek[TM] Z350 XT, 3M, ESPE) (Figure 8).
Composite resin materials, which have the potential to fulfill the criteria for success for both patients and clinicians, have achieved wide popularity among dentists and are increasingly being used in direct techniques (1).
The study also shows no major difference in filling failure rates between traditional amalgam and newer composite resin fillings.
Sixty restorations, divided into equal groups of twenty (20 amalgam, 20 RMGI, and 20 composite resin), were used to evaluate effects of smokeless tobacco and salivary extract solution combined liquid extract (Copenhagen long cut straight and Hanks Balanced Salt Solution) on the surface roughness of different restorations.

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