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Compound

Spanish
English

compound
ADJ

compuesto
NM
compound
N

compound
N

compound
N

to compound
V

sierra de inglete compuesta
NF
compound miter saw
N

interés compuesto
compound interest

to compound
V

to compound
V

rooting compound
N

mixto
NM
explosive compound
N


compounding
N

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English Definitions

compound
N
a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
compound
N
(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
compound
N
an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)
compound
V
make more intense, stronger, or more marked
compound
V
put or add together
compound
V
calculate principal and interest
compound
V
create by mixing or combining
compound
V
combine so as to form a whole; mix
compound
composed of more than one part
compound
consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts
compound
composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony
compound eye
N
in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image
compound fraction
N
a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator
compound fracture
N
bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound
compound interest
N
interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest
compound leaf
N
a leaf composed of a number of leaflets on a common stalk
compound lens
N
a lens system consisting of two or more lenses on the same axis
compound lever
N
a pair of levers hinged at the fulcrum
compound microscope
N
light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece
compound morphology
N
the part of grammar that deals with combinations of simple words into compound words
compound number
N
a quantity expressed in two different units
compound pendulum
N
pendulum consisting of an actual object allowed to rotate freely around a horizontal axis
compound pistil
N
consists of two or more fused carpels
compound protein
N
a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances
compound sentence
N
a sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses
combined into or constituting a chemical compound
compounding
N
the act of combining things to form a new whole
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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