- to compose again; reconstitute; rearrange.
- to restore to composure or calmness.
Origin of recompose
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Examples from the Web for recomposition
Your scientific monitor calls you from futile reveries, and repeats his formula of decomposition and recomposition.
Hence the cause of the recomposition of white light when the colours on the disc are quickly rotated.The Boy's Playbook of Science
John Henry Pepper
This contest of disintegration and recomposition was carried on with much spirit between Maximus and Gabriel.Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues
Thus slang is in constant process of decomposition and recomposition; an obscure and rapid work which never pauses.Les Misrables
- to restore to composure or calmness
- to arrange or compose again; reform
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