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Meaning of COMPONENT

Pronunciation:  kum'pownunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
  2. [n]  something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"
 

COMPONENT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: component part, constituent, constituent, element, element, factor, ingredient, part, portion
 
 See Also: accessory, addition, appurtenance, audio, auto part, be all and end all, be-all and end-all, car part, computer hardware, crystal, detail, division, hardware, heating element, improver, ingredient, item, landside, language unit, linguistic unit, makings, member, meronymy, module, part, part, part to whole relation, particular, pel, picture element, pixel, point, point, portion, relation, remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest, retrofit, section, spare, spare part, spark gap, subpart, substance, supplement, unit, video

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com*po"nent\ (k[o^]m*p[=o]"nent), a. [L. componens,
    p. pr. of componere. See {Compound}, v. t.]
    Serving, or helping, to form; composing; constituting;
    constituent.
    
          The component parts of natural bodies.   --Sir I.
                                                   Newton.
    
    
  2. \Com*po"nent\, n.
    A constituent part; an ingredient.
    
    {Component of force} (Mech.), a force which, acting
       conjointly with one or more forces, produces the effect of
       a single force or resultant; one of a number of forces
       into which a single force may be resolved.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

An object adhering to a component architecture.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: "the manifestation of a given archaeological phase at a site." (Willey and Phillips 1958: 21.) Sites may be "single component" (only one distinct cultural unit), or "multi-component" (2 or more cultural units).
 
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