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Meaning of COMPILATION

Pronunciation:  `kâmpu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list); "the job of compiling the inventory took several hours"
  2. [n]  something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
 

COMPILATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: compiling, digest
 
 See Also: aggregation, assembling, collecting, collection, collection, compendium

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com"pi*la"tion\, n. [L. compilatio: cf. F.
compilation.]
1. The act or process of compiling or gathering together from
   various sources.

2. That which is compiled; especially, a book or document
   composed of materials gathering from other books or
   documents.

         His [Goldsmith's] compilations are widely
         distinguished from the compilations of ordinary
         bookmakers.                           --Macaulay.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: album, ana, analects, anthology, aquarium, beauties, body, canon, chrestomathy, collectanea, collected works, collection, complete works, corpus, data, delectus, Festschrift, florilegium, flowers, fund, garden, garland, holdings, library, menagerie, miscellanea, miscellany, museum, omnibus, photograph album, quotation book, raw data, scrapbook, symposium, treasure, zoo
 

 

 

 

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