Meaning of COMPOSITION in English

noun Etymology: Middle English composicioun, from Anglo-French composicion, from Latin ~-, compositio, from componere Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of composing, b. the arrangement of type for printing , the production of type or typographic characters (as in photo~) arranged for printing, 2. the manner in which something is composed, general makeup , the qualitative and quantitative makeup of a chemical compound, mutual settlement or agreement, a product of mixing or combining various elements or ingredients, an intellectual creation: as, a piece of writing, a written piece of music especially of considerable size and complexity, the quality or state of being compound, the operation of forming a composite function, ~al adjective ~ally adverb

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