- (of a rocket or missile) having more than one stage.
- (of a solid propellant) made up of a mixture of fuel and oxidizer.
verb (used with object), com·pos·it·ed, com·pos·it·ing.
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The composite image, created by stacking together multiple photos that had been taken while the embryo was in motion, documents stages of the embryo’s development from left to right.A glowing zebrafish wins the 2020 Nikon Small World photography contest|Erin Garcia de Jesus|October 13, 2020|Science News
The planters appear to look like heavy stone or concrete, but the material is actually a composite of recycled plastic and powdered stone.
This style utilizes a flexible TR90 material that can bend under pressure without breaking, and the composite lenses feature UV400 protection, so they’re ideal for travel.
The Nasdaq composite had already returned to a record, thanks to huge gains for the big tech stocks that dominate it.S&P 500 hits a new record, erasing last of pandemic losses|Verne Kopytoff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
D’Arcy notes that the team is already working on ways to turn their nanofibers into composite materials containing other semiconductors, which they hope will boost capacity by a factor of ten.Scientists Found a Way to Turn Bricks Into Batteries|Edd Gent|August 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
The composite photo whose eyes follow you around the room are less Matthew Lewis or Sheridan Le Fanu than “Scooby-Doo.”
It is adopting technology—in rocket propulsion, composite construction, and aerodynamic refinements—already in use elsewhere.
Wolf says he wanted to “create a composite portrait of the teenager that was about to be born.”
But we did have to compress time, and we did have to composite some of the characters.Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman|Andrew Romano|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chavez was reluctant to discuss an active investigation, so he told me an intricate story that is a composite of real meth cases.The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico|Nick Romeo|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He seemed to pass under the mastery of a great mood that was a composite reproduction of all the moods of his forgotten boyhood.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Christianity seems to be a composite religion, made up of fragments of religions of far greater antiquity.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Pandans have a composite fruit made up of smaller fruits called drupes.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
Not even a fair, honest, every-day portrait of my father's and mother's composite features—but a picture of myself!Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Of certain features of existing places I have made a composite, which is the "Mushroom Town" of this book.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions