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n. pl. com·pos
Any of various combined substances, such as mortar or plaster, formed by mixing ingredients.

[Short for composition.]


n, pl -pos
1. (Building) a mixture of materials, such as mortar, plaster, etc
2. informal Austral and NZ compensation, esp for injury or loss of work
(Military) military intended to last for several days: compo rations; a compo pack.
[short for composition, compensation, composite]


(ˈkɒm poʊ)

n., pl. -pos.
any composition material.
[1820–25; by shortening; compare -o]
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Peradventure she will soon be fatigated with her journey, and will tarry in some inn, in order to renovate her corporeal functions; and in that case, in all moral certainty, you will very briefly be compos voti ."
"Serves 'em right for putting German compos in their thrust-blocks.
Nor did ISRAEL scape Th' infection when their borrow'd Gold compos'd The Calf in OREB: and the Rebel King Doubl'd that sin in BETHEL and in DAN, Lik'ning his Maker to the Grazed Ox, JEHOVAH, who in one Night when he pass'd From EGYPT marching, equal'd with one stroke Both her first born and all her bleating Gods.
Rutas de la investigacion epistemologica: el GT Epistemologia de la Comunicacion de la Compos
Epistemological Research Trends: the Compos' Epistemology working group
"There is a movement toward computer components in the bathroom," says Lenora Compos, manager of media relations, sales, and marketing at New York-based TOTO USA.
As mentioned in Table 2 it can be seen that there was only 3 sets of glasses which had fluoride incorporated in them COMPO 2 COMPO 3 and COMPO 4.
Compo material dries quickly, takes a stain and is also available in some basic colors.
The PA0 Macc Compo Machine applies and embosses a composition wood material onto lineal moulding to achieve a hand carved appearance.