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Noun: composite  kum'pó-zit [N. Amer], 'kóm-pu-zit [Brit]
  1. A conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    "the composite of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town";
    - complex
  2. A daisy-like plant of family Compositae
    - composite plant
Adjective: composite  kum'pó-zit [N. Amer], 'kóm-pu-zit [Brit]
  1. Consisting of separate interconnected parts
  2. (botany) of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae
Verb: composite  kum'pó-zit [N. Amer], 'kóm-pu-zit [Brit]
  1. Combine to make a single picture
  2. Combine from multiple contributions

Derived forms: compositing, composited, composites

See also: complex

Type of: flower, whole

Part of: aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae

Encyclopedia: Composite