Associations to the word «Component»


COMPONENT, noun. A smaller, self-contained part of a larger entity. Often refers to a manufactured object that is part of a larger device.
COMPONENT, adjective. Making up a larger whole; as a component word.
COMPONENT, adjective. Made up of smaller complete units in combination; as a component stereo.
COMPONENT VIDEO, noun. A format of analog television signal that is split into multiple components, typically each carrying a different colour

Dictionary definition

COMPONENT, noun. An abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech".
COMPONENT, noun. Something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton".
COMPONENT, noun. An artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system".

Wise words

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.