composition

Plaster-like material made from whiting (chalk), resin and size or glue, and used to make relief mouldings on furniture. Compo can be pressed into moulds when wet, and is hard enough to be carved when dry. It was widely used in Britain in the second half of the 18thC. A version of compo based on wood-pulp materials mixed with ingredients such as eg …...

composition

Type: Term Pronunciation: kom′pō-zish′ŭn Definitions: 1. chemistry the kinds and numbers of atoms constituting a molecule.
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Composition

Voluntary arrangement to restructure a firm's debt, under which payment is reduced.
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composition

[n] - a mixture of ingredients 2. [n] - an essay (especially one written as an assignment) 3. [n] - the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole 4. [n] - something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole
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Composition

An agreement between debtor and his creditors whereby the compounding creditors agree with the debtor between themselves to accept from the debtor payment of less than the amounts due to them in full satisfaction of their claim.
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Composition

An agreement between debtor and his creditors whereby the compounding creditors agree with the debtor between themselves to accept from the debtor payment of less than the amounts due to them in full satisfaction of their claim.
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Composition

1. In typography, the assembly of typographic elements, such as words and paragraphs, into pages ready for printing.
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Composition

the design and organisation of individual components to produce a piece of Art. The term typically applies to two dimensional Art where balance and proportion are essential.
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Composition

The different components, in terms of the audience, that makes up a media's universe. For example ‘30.36% of all of ‘a cool magazine`s` readers are within my target audience`.
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composition

In Irish history, a key Elizabethan reform policy first instituted by Lord Deputy Henry Sidney (1529-1586) in the mid-1570s, which commuted the feudal practice of coyne and livery (military...
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composition

In art, the arrangement of elements within an artwork to give a desired effect, often described as pleasing (unified and appealing to the eye) or expressive (intended to evoke a particular mood,...
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Composition

In a general sense any piece of music or writing, or any painting or sculpture, can be referred to as a composition. More specifically, the term refers to the way in which an artist has arranged the elements of the work so as to bring them into a relationship satisfactory to the artist and, it is hoped, the viewer. In art in the classical tradition...
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Composition

The arrangement of the elements within a photograph--the main subject, the foreground and background, and supporting objects.
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Composition

Com`po·si'tion noun [ French composition , from Latin compositio . See Composite .] 1. The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients. In specific uses: (a) The invention or combi...
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composition

In chemistry, the kinds and numbers of atoms constituting a molecule. ... Origin: L. Compono, to arrange ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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composition

noun something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole; `he envied the composition of their faculty`
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composition

noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment); `he got an A on his composition`
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composition

noun a mixture of ingredients
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composition

noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole; `harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art`
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Composition

• (n.) The act of writing for practice in a language, as English, Latin, German, etc. • (n.) The art or practice of so combining the different parts of a work of art as to produce a harmonious whole; also, a work of art considered as such. See 4, below. • (n.) The invention or combination of the parts of any literary work or discours...
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composition

(from the article `sculpture`) ...is easy enough to do with a four-legged animal or a reclining figure but not with a standing figure or a tall, thin sculpture, which must be ... Space and mass are the raw materials of architectural form; from them the architect creates an ordered expression through the process of composition. ... [2...
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composition

(from the article `English language`) Composition, or compounding, is concerned with free forms. The primary compounds `already,` `cloverleaf,` and `gentleman` show the collocation of two ... [5 related articles]
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composition

(from the article `printing`) Composition and typesetting...bottles, he established a factory to produce and can vegetable soups and preserved meats for the Royal Navy. A year later Donkin and a printer ... Special-purpose typewriting machines have been developed for use as composing machines; that is, to prepare originals that look as ...
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composition

in ancient Germanic law, money given to a person who had been wronged or injured by the person responsible for the act. Composition arose among the ...
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composition

in modern law, an agreement among the creditors of an insolvent debtor to accept an amount less than they are owed, in order to receive immediate ... [1 related articles]
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