- the setting up of type for printing.
- Also called pagination. the makeup of pages for printing.
Origin of composition
Related formscom·po·si·tion·al, adjectivecom·po·si·tion·al·ly, adverbcom·pos·i·tive [kuh m-poz-i-tiv] /kəmˈpɒz ɪ tɪv/, adjectivecom·pos·i·tive·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for compositional
And suddenly the compositional weight of the work made perfect sense.Robert Hughes: A Fierce Critic and Powerful Voice Now Silenced|Simon Schama|August 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is not an easy problem to fit the compositional lines of a group into a circular frame.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century|Estelle M. Hurll
The compositional figure on which he builds will alone give us the substance of his character.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning|Willard Huntington Wright
I found it heavy, I confess, though in the mechanical part of the writing—the compositional savoir faire—there is an advance.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)|Frederic G. Kenyon
British Dictionary definitions for compositional
- a settlement by mutual consent, esp a legal agreement whereby the creditors agree to accept partial payment of a debt in full settlement
- the sum so agreed