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A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.
Fred W. Friendly

Meaning of "composite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COMPOSITE

From Latin compositus well arranged, from compōnere to collect, arrange.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COMPOSITE

composite  [ˈkɒmpəzɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COMPOSITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Composite is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb composite in English.

WHAT DOES COMPOSITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of composite in the English dictionary

The first definition of composite in the dictionary is composed of separate parts; compound. Other definition of composite is of, relating to, or belonging to the plant family Asteraceae. Composite is also capable of being factorized or decomposed.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO COMPOSITE

PRESENT

Present
I composite
you composite
he/she/it composites
we composite
you composite
they composite
Present continuous
I am compositing
you are compositing
he/she/it is compositing
we are compositing
you are compositing
they are compositing
Present perfect
I have composited
you have composited
he/she/it has composited
we have composited
you have composited
they have composited
Present perfect continuous
I have been compositing
you have been compositing
he/she/it has been compositing
we have been compositing
you have been compositing
they have been compositing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I composited
you composited
he/she/it composited
we composited
you composited
they composited
Past continuous
I was compositing
you were compositing
he/she/it was compositing
we were compositing
you were compositing
they were compositing
Past perfect
I had composited
you had composited
he/she/it had composited
we had composited
you had composited
they had composited
Past perfect continuous
I had been compositing
you had been compositing
he/she/it had been compositing
we had been compositing
you had been compositing
they had been compositing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will composite
you will composite
he/she/it will composite
we will composite
you will composite
they will composite
Future continuous
I will be compositing
you will be compositing
he/she/it will be compositing
we will be compositing
you will be compositing
they will be compositing
Future perfect
I will have composited
you will have composited
he/she/it will have composited
we will have composited
you will have composited
they will have composited
Future perfect continuous
I will have been compositing
you will have been compositing
he/she/it will have been compositing
we will have been compositing
you will have been compositing
they will have been compositing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would composite
you would composite
he/she/it would composite
we would composite
you would composite
they would composite
Conditional continuous
I would be compositing
you would be compositing
he/she/it would be compositing
we would be compositing
you would be compositing
they would be compositing
Conditional perfect
I would have composite
you would have composite
he/she/it would have composite
we would have composite
you would have composite
they would have composite
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been compositing
you would have been compositing
he/she/it would have been compositing
we would have been compositing
you would have been compositing
they would have been compositing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you composite
we let´s composite
you composite
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to composite
Past participle
composited
Present Participle
compositing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COMPOSITE


apposite
ˈæpəzɪt
closet
ˈklɒzɪt
decomposite
diːˈkɒmpəzɪt
deposit
dɪˈpɒzɪt
exit
ˈɛɡzɪt
exquisite
ɪkˈskwɪzɪt
howzit
ˈhaʊzɪt
inapposite
ɪnˈæpəzɪt
incomposite
ɪnˈkɒmpəzɪt
isit
ˈɪzɪt
opposite
ˈɒpəzɪt
perquisite
ˈpɜːkwɪzɪt
posit
ˈpɒzɪt
prerequisite
priːˈrɛkwɪzɪt
requisite
ˈrɛkwɪzɪt
revisit
riːˈvɪzɪt
roset
ˈrɒzɪt
safety-deposit
ˈseɪftɪdɪˌpɒzɪt
visit
ˈvɪzɪt
zit
zɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COMPOSITE

composedness
composer
composing room
composing stick
composite colour signal
composite motion
composite number
composite photograph
composite school
composite vote
compositely
compositeness
composition
composition of forces
composition rubber
compositional
compositionally
compositive
compositor
compositous

WORDS THAT END LIKE COMPOSITE

amosite
anorthosite
construction site
epidosite
fansite
heritage site
homesite
internet site
jarosite
microsite
off-site
on-site
parasite
rhodochrosite
site
social networking site
spilosite
subsite
visite
website

Synonyms and antonyms of composite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COMPOSITE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «composite» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of composite

Translation of «composite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COMPOSITE

Find out the translation of composite to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of composite from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «composite» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

合成的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

compuesto
570 millions of speakers

English

composite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समग्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مركب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

композитный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

composto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যৌগিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

composite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Komposit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zusammengesetzt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

複数の部分から成る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

혼성의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Komposit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tổng hợp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கலப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संमिश्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

karma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

composito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kompozytowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

композитний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

compozit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σύνθετη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

saamgestelde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

komposit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kompositt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of composite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPOSITE»

The term «composite» is very widely used and occupies the 9.518 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPOSITE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «composite» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «composite» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about composite

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9 QUOTES WITH «COMPOSITE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word composite.
1
Sherwood Anderson
That in the beginning when the world was young there were a great many thoughts but no such thing as truth. Man made the truths himself and each truth was a composite of a great many vague thoughts. All about in the world were truths and they were all beautiful.
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Fred W. Friendly
A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.
3
Howard Gardner
I align myself with almost all researchers in assuming that anything we do is a composite of whatever genetic limitations were given to us by our parents and whatever kinds of environmental opportunities are available.
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Carl Friedrich Gauss
The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic.
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Gabriel Lippmann
In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them - that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima.
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Jean-Francois Lyotard
Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations.
7
Origen
But God, who is the beginning of all things, is not to be regarded as a composite being, lest perchance there should be found to exist elements prior to the beginning itself, out of which everything is composed, whatever that be which is called composite.
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Caitlin Rose
'Gorilla Man' is a composite of a few individuals, but the song itself was actually inspired by James Taylor. I spied his 'Gorilla' album laying on my floor and in some altered state, instantly started singing the chorus. It was fun to write. There's an old notebook with at least three more verses in it somewhere.
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Dwight Yoakam
As a writer, I always tend to take the liberty and the great artistic luxury of a composite form of writing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COMPOSITE»

Discover the use of composite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to composite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Composite Materials: Fabrication Handbook #1
While most books on composites approach the subject from a technical standpoint, this book presents practical, hands-on information about these versatile materials.
John Wanberg, 2009
2
Composite Fermions
This book was first published in 2007.
Jainendra K. Jain, 2007
3
Composite Materials: Science and Engineering
In this edition of Composite Materials, revised and updated throughout, increasing use of composites in industry (especially aerospace and energy) and new developments in the field are highlighted.
Krishan K. Chawla, 2012
4
Mechanics Of Composite Materials
This book balances introduction to the basic concepts of the mechanical behavior of composite materials and laminated composite structures.
Robert M. Jones, 1998
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An Introduction to Composite Materials
An updated edition of a textbook on composite materials for undergraduates researchers in materials science and engineering.
D. Hull, T. W. Clyne, 1996
6
Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials
By layering detailed theoretical and conceptual discussions with fully developed examples, this text supplies the missing link between theory and implementation.
Ever J. Barbero, 2007
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Finite Element Analysis of Composite Laminates
The first chapter presents an overview of the text. Chapter 2 is devoted to the introduction of the definitions and terminology used in composite materials and structures.
O.O. Ochoa, J.N. Reddy, 1992
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Impact on Composite Structures
Written for graduate students, as well as researchers and practising engineers working with composite materials.
Serge Abrate, 2005
9
Principles of Composite Material Mechanics, Third Edition
While continuing to cover classical methods, this edition also includes frequent references to current state-of-the-art composites technology and research findings.
Ronald F. Gibson, 2011
10
Handbook of Composite Reinforcements
This comprehensive single volume handbook covers every aspect of reinforcement science, from hands-on subjects, such as manual 'lay-up' processing, to theoretical discussions concerning rheology and modeling.
Stuart M. Lee, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COMPOSITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term composite is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chinese stocks are crashing
The benchmark Shanghai Composite index fell 4.64% while the CSI 300, that which comprises the largest listed firms on the Shanghai and ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
2
Search continues: Police release composite sketch of Northland …
On Tuesday evening, the Kansas City Police Department tweeted out a composite sketch of what the shooting suspect may possibly look like. «fox4kc.com, Jul 15»
3
Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.21%
The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ... implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 3.41% to 12.74. «Investing.com, Jul 15»
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China - Shanghai Composite to open down 6.97%, CSI300 down …
China - Shanghai Composite to open down 6.97%, CSI300 down 7.1%. Wed 8 Jul 2015 01:27:57 GMT. Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News. «ForexLive, Jul 15»
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China stocks lower at close of trade; Shanghai Composite down …
The best performers of the session on the Shanghai Composite were Xinri Hengli (SS:600165), which rose 8.64% or 1.200 points to trade at ... «Investing.com, Jul 15»
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Indonesia stocks lower at close of trade; IDX Composite Index down …
The best performers of the session on the IDX Composite Index were Pembangunan Graha Lestari Tbk (JK:PGLI), which rose 10.17% or 6 ... «Investing.com, Jul 15»
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Jaime Raybin's Composite Internet Boyfriend Opens Aug. 1 at 40AU
Watkins graduate Jaime Raybin will be showing Composite Internet Boyfriend, a document of the artist's attempt to try online dating after a ... «Nashville Scene, Jul 15»
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Philippines stocks lower at close of trade; PSEi Composite down …
At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite fell 1.06%. The best performers of the session on the PSEi Composite were Globe Telecom ... «Investing.com, Jul 15»
9
Haydale Composite Solutions MD Gerry Boyce Interview on …
Haydale Graphene Industries plc LON:HAYD subsidiary company managing director of Haydale Composite Solutions Gerry Boyce chats with ... «DirectorsTalk Interviews, Jul 15»
10
'The Great Fall of China' is hitting other markets
China's leading Shanghai Composite index has fallen by over 30% over the last 3 weeks. The collapse has largely been contained within ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Composite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/composite>. Apr 2020 ».
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