Meaning of COMPONENT in English
[noun] [C] - a part which combines with other parts to form something biggertelevision/aircraft/computer componentsThe factory supplies electrical components for cars.Her job is putting together the component parts of hi-fi systems and other electrical goods.The course has four main components: business law, finance, computing and management skills.Fresh fruit and vegetables are an essential component of a healthy diet.The control of inflation is a key component of the government's economic policy.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012