定義 — 英語
- To produce or create by combining two or more ingredients or parts: pharmacists compounding prescriptions.
- 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.
- A building or buildings, especially a residence or group of residences, set off and enclosed by a barrier.