- (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.
Origin of composite
Examples from the Web for compositing
Collage, as a technique, anticipates the generalized stage of sampling and compositing.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for compositing
Word Origin for composite
Word Origin and History for compositing
c.1400, from Old French composite, from Latin compositus "placed together," past participle of componere "to put together, to collect a whole from several parts," from com- "together" (see com-) + ponere "to place" (see position (n.)). The noun is attested from c.1400. Composite number is from 1730s.