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Synonyms for composition

Synonyms for composition

something that is the result of creative effort

a relatively brief discourse written especially as an exercise

a settlement of differences through mutual concession

Synonyms for composition

the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole


a mixture of ingredients

art and technique of printing with movable type

an essay (especially one written as an assignment)

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something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole

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It follows, therefore, that of the materials which an author has to use in a romance, or fictitious composition, such as I have ventured to attempt, he will find that a great proportion, both of language and manners, is as proper to the present time as to those in which he has laid his time of action.
It is true, that such slight compositions might not suit the severer genius of our friend Mr Oldbuck.
However far he may venture in a more full detail of passions and feelings, than is to be found in the ancient compositions which he imitates, he must introduce nothing inconsistent with the manners of the age; his knights, squires, grooms, and yeomen, may be more fully drawn than in the hard, dry delineations of an ancient illuminated manuscript, but the character and costume of the age must remain inviolate; they must be the same figures, drawn by a better pencil, or, to speak more modestly, executed in an age when the principles of art were better understood.
NIST scientists used a set of films to demonstrate that combining Raman and photoluminescence measurements permits separation of composition-induced peak shifts from stress-induced peak shifts, allowing simultaneous evaluation of stress and composition.
For the first time, dust concentrations and composition (K, Cl) and the size distributions of fume were measured online during changes in boiler dynamics.
The instrument takes accurate non-contact measurements of thickness and composition, contamination, dopant levels and surface uniformity for a wide range of process films.
Students major in ballet, jazz, or modern dance while studying all three disciplines as well as improvisation, composition, dance history, dance theory, and career-related alternatives.
NYSE: MAR), announced today that it had successfully completed the closing of a Composition Agreement with the Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Marlene Industries Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary, providing for an out-of-court common law composition and extension arrangement for the benefit of Marlene's trade creditors.
Moreover, because reprocessing at typical polyolefin temperatures does not alter the physical or chemical composition of SFR-100 resin, it cannot be corrected by subjecting the regrind to subsequent passes if poor dispersion is achieved during compounding.
Its aim was to stimulate efforts to improve the status of food composition data.
In 2002, his first work for wind ensemble, Homages, was awarded the Walter Beeler Memorial Composition Prize from Ithaca College and the first Frederick Fennell Prize from ASCAP and the College Band Directors National Association.
A first composition is disposed in the first well and contains urea in powdered form.
The authors conclude that although the soil may have caused a small degree of the contamination, the narrower range of isotopic composition in the shells suggested the more singular source of contamination was the true culprit.
Characterizing a bullet's chemical composition is relatively straightforward.