composite composite  /kəm ˈpɑ zət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
  2. (n) considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
  3. (adj) consisting of separate interconnected parts
  4. (adj) of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae

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News

  1. Is composite manufacturing the next big “thing” for West Virginia?

    Experts in composite manufacturing gathered today in Huntington at the Robert C. Byrd Institute to bring light to the next wave of manufacturing.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: West Virginia Public Broadcasting

  2. Police release composite sketch of sexual assault suspect

    Lexington Police hope a composite sketch, released Thursday, will help identify a man wanted for sexually assaulted a woman after breaking into her home.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WYMT Mountain News

  3. Composite Software Extends Big Data Analytics Support

    Composite Software today introduced a new version of its Composite Data Virtualization Platform that enables organizations to turn big data analytics into competitive advantage by dramatically simplifying integration of big data with enterprise, cloud and desktop sources.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Our players' response to this particular composite ball has been consistently negative, and we are acting accordingly," Stern said in a statement released by the league last night.
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: David Stern Source: New York Times

  2. "After playing with an authentic leather ball your whole life and going to a composite was very difficult, but after playing with it every day you become used to it," Nash said. "It's going to be another arduous time for us to adjust back."
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: Steve Nash Source: SI.com

  3. Speaking to media persons after a high-level meeting, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said, "So far the composite dialogue is concerned, it is paused, and we expect Pakistan to do more in respect of dismantling the terror infrastructure...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: IBNLive.com

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