Meaning of COMPONENT in English

COMPONENT

[com.po.nent] n [L component-, componens, prp. of componere to put together--more at compound] (1645) 1: a constituent part: ingredient

2. a: any one of the vector terms added to form a vector sum or resultant b: a coordinate of a vector; also: either member of an ordered pair of numbers syn see element -- com.po.nen.tial adj

[2]component adj (1664): serving or helping to constitute: constituent

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