composition composition  /ˌkɑm pə ˈzɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
  2. (n) the way in which someone or something is composed
  3. (n) a mixture of ingredients
  4. (n) a musical work that has been created
  5. (n) musical creation
  6. (n) the act of creating written works
  7. (n) art and technique of printing with movable type
  8. (n) an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
  9. (n) something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole

News

  1. New Earth Explorer Satellite to Map Global Forests

    The European Space Agency hopes to launch a new Earth Explorer satellite in 2020 that will map the extent and composition of the world’s forests.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  2. Reflow: A music composition and notation app for Mac and iOS with iCloud sync

    Reflow for Mac (US$19) and iOS ($5.99) is a tool that makes composition and practice of music easier. A few weeks ago you may have seen TUAW's Editor-in-chief Victor Agreda, Jr. interview Sébastien Bourgeois , creator of Reflow, in our Origin Stories series . The interview spiked my curiosity about the app, so I took a closer look. While there are some great music notation apps out there for Mac ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  3. On Location Fun with The Art of Photography

    Come and discover your camera mode settings, basic lighting, composition and editing. The first class covers camera anatomy and use of mode settings. Classes 2-3 meet at specified locations with emphasis on composition, lighting and camera angle/perspective. Class 4 covers basic editing using Adobe Photoshop Elements. Mtg. locations will be given at the first class (all within 10 mi. of Sea ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "I still think that there is potentially team issues inside Astana," Armstrong said. "It's no secret. How does that affect the composition of the team, the tactics of the team? Those are the X-factors that normally shouldn't but sometimes...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: New York Times

  2. "We will evaluate the shape of our assistance program based on the composition of the new government and the policies it advocates," Biden said Friday.
    on May 25, 2009 By: Joe Biden Source: The Moscow Times

  3. "I urge you to exercise your influence with the Iraqis and encourage them to meet their own goals and expectations, to live up to their own promises," said Gates. "For other Arabs to withhold support and friendship because of the composition...
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Guardian Unlimited

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