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com·po·si·tion

(kom'pō-zish'ŭn),
chemistry the kinds and numbers of atoms constituting a molecule.
[L. compono, to arrange]

composition

Vox populi
1. That of which a thing is composed or formed. See Base composition.
2. La-la-la-la-la-la etc, á la Mozart.
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The article also considers whether compositional effects might in part explain the productivity puzzle, the slowdown in productivity growth that has been seen in the United Kingdom.
Throughout this paper, we adopt the compositional hybrid I/O automata framework discussed in [23] for describing interconnected hybrid systems.
The pioneering work in this direction is that of [21], who used a statistical association measure to discriminate between compositional and non-compositional MWEs.
A unified compositional abstraction refinement algorithm for the invariant checking problem on component-based systems is given, which contains two phases.
Although his techniques seem to be closer to Berg's later compositional methods (freer sets, chordal constructions, etc.), Skalkottas seems to have developed these techniques on his own in Greece and not during his study in Germany.
Keywords: compositional grading, initial hydrocarbon in place, gas injection, field development, reservoir simulation
Paris marked the next step in Copland's compositional development, and, as Murchison explains in chapter 2, "Boulanger and Compositional Maturity," it is here that he grew from an eager young student to a mature composer.
Lagatu and Maume (1935) were the first to illustrate tissue nutrient composition as values related to each other in the constrained compositional space using ternary diagrams where vertices represented nutrients in proportions varying between 0 and 100%.
Philosophical insights underpinning the theory establish its credentials for the twenty-first century, without distracting attention from the literary manuscripts that are the focus of critique genetique, and what they reveal about the compositional process.
They cover diffraction, spectroscopic, compositional characterization, synchrotron and surface, and microscopic techniques.
Our ability to comprehend a potential infinity of nonsynonymous expressions suggests that natural language is compositional, consisting of a finite number of primitive expressions together with a finite number of recursive rules for constructing complex expressions from these primitives.