Compound

  • 1 compound — [ kɔ̃pund ] adj. inv. et n. • 1874; mot angl. « composé » ♦ Anglic. Machine compound, ou n. f. une compound : machine à vapeur à plusieurs cylindres dans lesquels la vapeur agit alternativement. Électrotechn. Excitation compound : excitation d… …

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  • 2 Compound — Com pound, a. [OE. compouned, p. p. of compounen. See {Compound}, v. t.] Composed of two or more elements, ingredients, parts; produced by the union of several ingredients, parts, or things; composite; as, a compound word. [1913 Webster] Compound …

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  • 3 Compound — may refer to: Chemical compounds, combinations of two or more elements Compound (enclosure), a cluster of buildings having a shared purpose, usually inside a fence or wall Compound (fortification), a version of the above fortified with defensive… …

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  • 4 Compound — Com pound, n. 1. That which is compounded or formed by the union or mixture of elements ingredients, or parts; a combination of simples; a compound word; the result of composition. Shak. [1913 Webster] Rare compound of oddity, frolic, and fun.… …

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  • 5 compound — com·pound /kəm pau̇nd/ vt 1: to agree for a consideration not to prosecute (an offense) ◇ Compounding a felony is a common law crime. 2: to pay (interest) on both the accrued interest and the principal Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam …

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  • 6 compound — compound1 [käm pound′, käm′pound΄; kəm pound′; ] for adj.usually & for n.always [, käm′pound΄] vt. [ME compounen < OFr compon(d)re, to arrange, direct < L componere, to put together: see COMPOSITE] 1. to mix or combine 2. to make by… …

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  • 7 Compound — Com*pound (k[o^]m*pound ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Compounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Compounding}.] [OE. componen, compounen, L. componere, compositum; com + ponere to put set. The d is excrescent. See {Position}, and cf. {Compon[ e]}.] 1. To form or… …

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  • 8 compound — com‧pound [kəmˈpaʊnd ǁ kɑːmˈpaʊnd, ˈkɑːmpaʊnd] verb [transitive] FINANCE to pay interest on both a sum of money and the interest already earned on it: • My bank compounds interest quarterly. * * * Ⅰ. compound UK US /ˈkɒmpaʊnd/ adjective FINANCE ► …

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  • 9 compound — s.n. 1. Mod de grupare a două mecanisme, maşini etc. pentru a asigura funcţionarea lor asociată. 2. Masă electroizolantă constituită dintr un amestec de materiale electroizolante organice. [pr.: páund] – cuv. engl. Trimis de LauraGellner,… …

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  • 10 Compound — Com*pound , v. i. To effect a composition; to come to terms of agreement; to agree; to settle by a compromise; usually followed by with before the person participating, and for before the thing compounded or the consideration. [1913 Webster] Here …

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  • 11 Compound 48/80 — is a polymer produced by the condensation of N methyl p methoxyphenethylamine with formaldehyde.[1] It promotes histamine release.[2] In biochemical research, compound 48/80 is used to promote mast cell degranulation. References ^ …

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  • 12 compound — is pronounced with stress on the first syllable as a noun and on the second as a verb. To compound a felony in law is to condone it in exchange for some consideration, and does not mean ‘to make (it) worse’. Note also that compound meaning ‘a… …

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  • 13 compound — [n] combination, mixture admixture, aggregate, alloy, amalgam, amalgamation, blend, combo, commixture, composite, composition, compost, conglomerate, fusion, goulash, medley, mishmash*, soup, stew, synthesis, union; concepts 260,432 compound [v1] …

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  • 14 compound — Ⅰ. compound [1] ► NOUN 1) a thing composed of two or more separate elements. 2) a substance formed from two or more elements chemically united in fixed proportions. 3) a word made up of two or more existing words. ► ADJECTIVE 1) made up or… …

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  • 15 Compound — Com pound (k[o^]m pound), n. [Malay kompung a village.] In the East Indies, an inclosure containing a house, outbuildings, etc. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Compound — (engl., spr. kómpaund), Zusammensetzung, Mischung …

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  • 17 Compound S — may refer to: Cortodoxone Zidovudine, by trade name This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish t …

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  • 18 compound — n *mixture, amalgam, composite, admixture, blend Analogous words: combining or combination, uniting or union (see corresponding verbs at JOIN): coalescence, fusing or fusion, merging or merger (see corresponding verbs at MIX) Antonyms: element …

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  • 19 Compound B — Compound B, = corticosterone. (Cf. ↑corticosterone) …

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  • 20 Compound E — Compound E, = cortisone. (Cf. ↑cortisone) …

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