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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Composite  \Com*pos"ite\  (?;  277),  a.  [L.  compositus  made  up  of 
  parts  p.  p.  of  componere  See  {Compound},  v.  t.,  and  cf 
  {Compost}.] 
  1.  Made  up  of  distinct  parts  or  elements;  compounded;  as  a 
  composite  language. 
 
  Happiness,  like  air  and  water  .  .  .  is  composite. 
  --Landor. 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  Belonging  to  a  certain  order  which  is  composed  of 
  the  Ionic  order  grafted  upon  the  Corinthian.  It  is  called 
  also  the  {Roman}  or  the  {Italic}  order  and  is  one  of  the 
  five  orders  recognized  by  the  Italian  writers  of  the 
  sixteenth  century.  See  {Capital}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
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  {Composite}  {photograph  or  portrait},  one  made  by  a 
  combination,  or  blending,  of  several  distinct  photographs. 
  --F.  Galton. 
 
  {Composite  sailing}  (Naut.),  a  combination  of  parallel  and 
  great  circle  sailing. 
 
  {Composite  ship},  one  with  a  wooden  casing  and  iron  frame. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Composite  \Com*pos"ite\  (?;  277),  n. 
  That  which  is  made  up  of  parts  or  compounded  of  several 
  elements;  composition;  combination;  compound.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  composite 
  adj  1:  consisting  of  separate  interconnected  parts 
  2:  (botany)  of  or  relating  to  or  belonging  to  the  plant  family 
  Compositae 
  3:  used  of  color 
  4:  a  modified  Corinthian  style  of  architecture  (a  combination 
  of  Corinthian  and  Ionic) 
  n  1:  a  conceptual  whole  made  up  of  complicated  and  related  parts 
  [syn:  {complex}] 
  2:  considered  the  most  highly  evolved  dicotyledonous  plants, 
  characterized  by  florets  arranged  in  dense  heads  that 
  resemble  single  flowers  [syn:  {composite  plant}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  composite 
 
  {aggregate} 
 
 




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