[n] - a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work
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This is a shallow, ornate box for holding writing materials when travelling, which opens out to provide a writing surface. 2 A multifuctional or combination scientific or navigational instrument, such as a portable sundial combined with a wind vane.
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Com·pen'di·um noun ; plural English Compendiums , Latin Compendia . [ Latin compendium that which is weighed, saved, or shortened, a short way, from compendere to weigh; com- + pendere to weigh. See
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noun a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work
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• (n.) A brief compilation or composition, containing the principal heads, or general principles, of a larger work or system; an abridgment; an epitome; a compend; a condensed summary.
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compendium (s), compendia (pl) 1. A comprehensive but brief account of a subject, especially in book form. 2. A list or compilation of various items. 3. A publication containing a variety of works.
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A compendium is a concise, yet comprehensive compilation of a body of knowledge. A compendium may summarize a larger work. In most cases the body of knowledge will concern some delimited field of human interest or endeavour (for example, hydrogeology, logology, ichthyology, phytosociology, or myrme...
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- a publication containing a variety of works
- a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work
This is a shallow, ornate box for holding writing materials when travelling, which opens out to provide a writing surface.
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[software] Compendium is a computer program and social science tool that facilitates the mapping and management of ideas and arguments. The software provides a visual environment that allows people to structure and record collaboration as they work through "wicked problems". The software is ...
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1) A concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work 2) Abridgment 3) Abstract 4) Analysis 5) Apercu 6) Brief 7) Collection 8) Compend 9) Conspectus 10) Contents 11) Digest 12) Draft 13) Epitome 14) ...
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