compendium

  1. a publication containing a variety of works
  2. a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work

compendium

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.

compendium

[n] - a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work
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Compendium

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 Pension , and confer Compend .] A b...
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compendium

noun a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work
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Compendium

• (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

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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Compendium

[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 currently released by the not-for-profit Compendiu...
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compendium

This is a shallow, ornate box for holding writing materials when travelling, which opens out to provide a writing surface.
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Compendium

A compendium (plural: compendia) is a concise 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 myrmecology), while a `universal` encyclopedia can be.....
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