Meaning of COMPONENT in English

COMPONENT

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

The ~s of something are the parts that it is made of.

Enriched uranium is a key ~ of a nuclear weapon...

The management plan has four main ~s...

They were automotive ~ suppliers to motor manufacturers.

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2.

The ~ parts of something are the parts that make it up.

Gorbachev failed to keep the ~ parts of the Soviet Union together...

Polish workers will now be making ~ parts for Boeing 757s.

ADJ: ADJ n

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