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Definitions of "composition"

  • The combining of distinct parts or elements to form a whole. noun
  • The manner in which such parts are combined or related. noun
  • General makeup: the changing composition of the electorate. noun
  • The result or product of composing; a mixture or compound. noun
  • Arrangement of artistic parts so as to form a unified whole. noun
  • The art or act of composing a musical or literary work. noun
  • A work of music, literature, or art, or its structure or organization. noun
  • A short essay, especially one written as an academic exercise. noun
  • Law A settlement whereby the creditors of a debtor about to enter bankruptcy agree, in return for some financial consideration, usually proffered immediately, to the discharge of their respective claims on receipt of payment which is in a lesser amount than that actually owed on the claim. noun
  • Linguistics The formation of compounds from separate words. noun
  • Printing Typesetting. noun
  • an agreement or compromise by which a creditor or group of creditors accepts partial payment from a debtor. noun
  • The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients. noun
  • The invention or combination of the parts of any literary work or discourse, or of a work of art. noun
  • The art or practice of so combining the different parts of a work of art as to produce a harmonious whole; also, a work of art considered as such. See 4, below. noun
  • The act of writing for practice in a language, as English, Latin, German, etc. noun
  • The setting up of type and arranging it for printing. noun
  • The state of being put together or composed; conjunction; combination; adjustment. noun
  • A mass or body formed by combining two or more substances. noun

The word "composition" in example sentences

I think it's by far a superior composition, it being rich with harmonies and vocal layers showcasing C-ute's vocal range and * feel* which are for the most part absent in "Bye Bye Bye!" it being a much more straight forward composition~ ... although to fault the title track as it is was it is for a reason.. [モーニングBerryz...the morning after.....]

"It is recorded that the first persons who practised this species of composition [Footnote: The _composition_ here mentioned consisted of three parts, The _first_ regarded the structure; that is, the _connection_ of our words, and required that the last syllable of every preceding, and the first of every succeeding word should be so aptly united as to produce an agreeable sound; which was effected by avoiding a collision of vowels or of inamicable consonants.. [Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker.]

The assumption made by the colonial ethnographer about their societies having been "matriarchal" in composition is potentially misleading because matrilineality, while perhaps giving the preponderance of importance for purposes of inheritance to the female line, is not necessarily commensurate with female governance or domination.. [Societies, Religion, and History: Central East Tanzanians and the World They Created, c. 200 BCE to 1800 CE]

That's the reason why goat's milk, whose casein composition is very different from that of cow's milk, is sometimes better tolerated by those who are allergic.. [Archive 2006-01-01]

The title composition, 80/81, was something new for Metheny at that time.. [AvaxHome]

One may also hear synthetic lumber go by the term composition decking.. [EzineArticles]

The title composition is a spiritual nod to the late keyboardist and composer. []

Twenty-five years ago, Pärt's famed instrumental work Tabula Rasa was the title composition of the first release in ECM's much-praised New Series.. [Stereophile RSS Feed]

In drawing, the term composition means the way the components If negative spaces are given equal of a d r a w i n g are arranged by the artist.. [Recently Uploaded Slideshows]

Tolstoy did his research, but the composition is his own.. [Notes on the History of Fiction]

This composition is a child's primitive miniature of predestination, containing not a single idea more than a young girl would have about theology.. [The Minister's Tale]

At the center of the composition is a caricature probably of Rev. Charles Ethelston, who served also as a magistrate in Manchester and who read the Riot Act during the. [Notes and Commentary]

It was not unusual, those days, to find Annunciata, flushed with exertion, in the great suite on an upper floor, in the center of a chaos of furniture, shoving chairs about with her own royal arms, or standing, head on one side, to judge what she termed the composition of a corner.. [Long Live the King!]

I mean then to state what, according to my notion are bad ingredients in composition and first, Inversion of Sentences, which may be instanced by recurring to a line in the Rehearsal, by the Duke of Buckingham, 'And me her dear parthenope she calls' now when this is rendered into plain English it is — 'And she calls me her dear Parthenope'.. [Letter 94]

Now the composition is not identical, and I'd trust Sharon Miller to not sell a non-blockable yarn under her name, but all the same I'd suggest waiting a while after blocking your swatch before making your final decision.. [Jean's Knitting]

Choreography/composition is one of five "program components" rated from 1-10 (in increments of 0.25) and factored into a skater's total score.. [Figure skating choreography facts]

Composition on Social Media

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@iingwen: It’s a shame that #Taiwan was unable to attend a recent @WHO biannual consultation on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vacci…


@QuickBooks: Music composition is all-consuming for Alberto. With QuickBooks, he can manage his business with one hand and play piano ke…


Josef Sudek Composition aux oeufs et aux quetsches, 1950-1954. JI


@NickTyson: To achieve this composition I had to do a lot of cheating to keep Ham from being obscured by Noir's body, so if you look at…


@sylvainsarrailh: The elegant sense of composition of Victo Ngai (@victongai ) :

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Composition Word Data

  • Pronunciations(kŏmˌpə-zĭshˈən)
  • Character11
  • Hyphenation com po si tion


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