Associations to the word «Composite»


COMPOSITE, adjective. Made up of multiple components; compound or complex.
COMPOSITE, adjective. (architecture) Being a mixture of Ionic and Corinthian styles.
COMPOSITE, adjective. (mathematics) Not prime; having factors.
COMPOSITE, adjective. (botany) Being a member of the Asteraceae family (formerly known as Compositae), bearing involucrate heads of many small florets.
COMPOSITE, noun. A mixture of different components.
COMPOSITE, noun. A structural material that gains its strength from a combination of complementary materials.
COMPOSITE, noun. (botany) A plant belonging to the family Asteraceae, syn. Compositae.
COMPOSITE, noun. (mathematics) A function of a function.
COMPOSITE, noun. (chiefly law enforcement) A drawing, photograph, or the like, that combines several separate pictures or images.
COMPOSITE, verb. To make a composite.
COMPOSITE BOARD INSULATION, noun. (construction) A rigid board insulation generally comprised of perlite or wood fiberboard factory bonded to polyisocyanurate or polystyrene
COMPOSITE BOW, noun. (archery) a bow made from horn, wood, and sinew laminated together.
COMPOSITE BUILT, adjective. Made of a composite material.
COMPOSITE BUILT, adjective. (nautical) (of a ship) Having wooden planks on a metal frame.
COMPOSITE FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) A function of one or more independent variables, at least one of which is itself a function of one or more other independent variables; a function of a function
COMPOSITE FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of composite function
COMPOSITE LAMINATE, noun. An assemblage of two or more layers of material consisting of fibres in a matrix; its engineering properties can be tailored by changing the composition of the layers
COMPOSITE MATERIAL, noun. Any engineered material composed of two radically different materials in a tightly bonded matrix and having properties significantly different from either constituent
COMPOSITE MATERIALS, noun. Plural of composite material
COMPOSITE NUMBER, noun. A number that can be expressed as a product of at least two numbers other than itself and 1.
COMPOSITE NUMBERS, noun. Plural of composite number
COMPOSITE PARTICLE, noun. (nuclear physics) A subatomic particle that is not an elementary particle, i.e. a hadron or an atomic nucleus.
COMPOSITE PARTICLES, noun. Plural of composite particle
COMPOSITE PATTERN, noun. (software) (design) A structural (and partitioning) design pattern where a group of objects are to be treated in the same way as a single instance of an object.
COMPOSITE PATTERNS, noun. Plural of composite pattern
COMPOSITE REUSE PRINCIPLE, proper noun. (software) (design) a technique by which classes may achieve polymorphic behavior and code reuse by containing other classes that implement the desired functionality instead using inheritance.
COMPOSITE TYPE, noun. (computer science) A datatype that can be constructed in a programming language out of that language's primitive types and other composite types; exemplified by array, structure, and class.
COMPOSITE TYPES, noun. Plural of composite type
COMPOSITE VIDEO, noun. A format of analog television signal before the addition of sound and modulation
COMPOSITE VIDEO, BLANKING, AND SYNC, noun. (electronics) (consumer) standardised format of an analog picture-only television signal

Dictionary definition

COMPOSITE, noun. A conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town".
COMPOSITE, noun. Considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers.
COMPOSITE, adjective. Consisting of separate interconnected parts.
COMPOSITE, adjective. Of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn