composite

[ kuh m-poz-it ]
/ kəmˈpɒz ɪt /
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adjective

noun

verb (used with object), com·pos·it·ed, com·pos·it·ing.

to make a composite of.

Origin of composite

1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin compositus (past participle of compōnere to put together), equivalent to com- com- + positus placed; see posit
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British Dictionary definitions for compositing

composite

/ (ˈkɒmpəzɪt) /

adjective

noun

verb (ˈkɒmpəˌzaɪt)

(tr) to merge related motions from local branches of (a political party, trade union, etc) so as to produce a manageable number of proposals for discussion at national level
Derived Formscompositely, adverbcompositeness, noun

Word Origin for composite

C16: from Latin compositus well arranged, from compōnere to collect, arrange; see component
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Word Origin and History for compositing

composite


adj.

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.

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