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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compilation  \Com"pi*la"tion\,  n.  [L.  compilatio:  cf  F. 
  compilation.] 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  compiling  or  gathering  together  from 
  various  sources. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  compiled;  especially,  a  book  or  document 
  composed  of  materials  gathering  from  other  books  or 
  documents. 
 
  His  [Goldsmith's]  compilations  are  widely 
  distinguished  from  the  compilations  of  ordinary 
  bookmakers.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  compilation 
  n  1:  something  that  is  compiled  (as  into  a  single  book  or  file) 
  [syn:  {digest}] 
  2:  the  act  of  compiling  (as  into  a  single  book  or  file  or 
  list);  "the  job  of  compiling  the  inventory  took  several 
  hours"  [syn:  {compiling}] 




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