a.1.Made up of distinct parts or elements; compounded; as, a composite language.
Happiness, like air and water . . . is composite.
- Landor.
2.(Arch.) Belonging to a certain order which is composed of the Ionic order grafted upon the Corinthian. It is called also the Roman or the Italic order, and is one of the five orders recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth century. See Capital.
3.(Bot.) Belonging to the order Compositæ; bearing involucrate heads of many small florets, as the daisy, thistle, and dandelion.
Composite carriage
a railroad car having compartments of different classes.
Composite number
(Math.) one which can be divided exactly by a number exceeding unity, as 6 by 2 or 3.
prime number
one made by a combination, or blending, of several distinct photographs.
Composite sailing
(Naut.) a combination of parallel and great circle sailing.
- F. Galton.
Composite ship
one with a wooden casing and iron frame.
n.1.That which is made up of parts or compounded of several elements; composition; combination; compound.
Noun1.composite - a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"
Synonyms: complex
2.composite - considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
Synonyms: composite plant
Adj.1.composite - consisting of separate interconnected parts
2.composite - of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae
3.composite - used of color
4.composite - a modified Corinthian style of architecture (a combination of Corinthian and Ionic)
composite - aggregate
admixture, alloy, amalgam, amalgamated, ambiguous, ambivalent, amphibious, blend, blended, certain, combination, combined, combo, commixture, complex, composition, compound, compounded, concoction, confection, conglomerate, dappled, eclectic, ensemble, equivocal, fifty-fifty, half-and-half, heterogeneous, immixture, indiscriminate, integral, integrant, integrated, intermixture, intricate, ironic, jumbled, magma, many-sided, medley, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, mixture, more, more than one, motley, multifaceted, multinational, multiracial, not singular, numerous, paste, patchy, plural, pluralistic, plurative, promiscuous, rolled into one, scrambled, some, syncretic, thrown together, unified, unitary, united, varied, various
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