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composite meaning

[ 'kɔmpəzit, -zait ]   Pronunciation:
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  • Noun: composite  kum'pózit
    1. A conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
      - complex 
    2. Considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
      - composite plant
    Adjective: composite  kum'pózit
    1. Consisting of separate interconnected parts 
    2. Of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae

    Derived forms: composites

    See also: complex, family Compositae

    Type of: flower, whole

    Part of: aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae

    Encyclopedia: Composite

  • [Architecture]

    A combination of conventional materials such as gypsum with reinforcement fibers such as carbon or glass so as to provide the material with greater strength.

  • [Business]
    AmE / adjective [only before noun]

    made of different parts or materials:

    These composite materials are stiffer and lighter than most metals.

    the Nasdaq Composite Index

    a composite index of manufacturing activity

  • [Engineering acoustics]
    A re-recording consisting of at least two elements.

  • [Finance]
    A grouping of equities, indexes or other factors combined in a standardized way, providing a useful statistical measure of overall market or sector performance over time. Also known as a "composite index".

  • [Computer]
    <programming> A data type composed of multiple elements. An aggregate can be homogeneous (all elements have the same type) e.g. an array, a list in a functional language, a string of characters, a file; or it can be heterogeneous (elements can have different types) e.g. a structure. In most languages aggregates can contain elements which are themselves aggregates. e.g. a list of lists.

    See also union.


  • Each was a composite of three scoops of silt.
  • Most reflections are interference composites.
  • An integer a>1 that is not a prime is called composite.
  • Similar relations can be formulated also for other composite waves.
  • A small difference between them will render the composite translucent.
  • The simplest form of a composite index is an unweighted aggregates index.
  • The lack of exotic states tells against a picture of resonances as being composite.
  • The main classes of materials are metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites.
  • The price is the composite opinion of all the people who buy and sell that stock.
  • Asbestos reinforcement confers excellent flame retardation properties on a composite.
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