compound: význam a definice

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Co je compound?

Co je compound?

  • To combine so as to form a whole; mix.
  • To produce or create by combining two or more ingredients or parts: pharmacists compounding prescriptions.
  • To settle (a debt, for example) by agreeing on an amount less than the claim; adjust.
  • To compute (interest) on the principal and accrued interest.
  • To add to; increase: High winds compounded the difficulties of the firefighters.
  • To combine in or form a compound.
  • To come to terms; agree.
  • Consisting of two or more substances, ingredients, elements, or parts.
  • Botany Composed of more than one part.
  • A combination of two or more elements or parts. See Synonyms at mixture.
  • Linguistics A word that consists either of two or more elements that are independent words, such as loudspeaker, baby-sit, or high school, or of specially modified combining forms of words, such as Greek philosophia, from philo-, "loving,” and sophia, "wisdom.”
  • Chemistry A pure, macroscopically homogeneous substance consisting of atoms or ions of two or more different elements in definite proportions that cannot be separated by physical means. A compound usually has properties unlike those of its constituent elements.
  • Botany A leaf whose blade is divided into two or more distinct leaflets.
  • Botany A pistil composed of two or more united carpels.
  • A building or buildings, especially a residence or group of residences, set off and enclosed by a barrier.
  • An enclosed area used for confining prisoners of war.

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