▪ basic , central , core , critical , crucial , essential , fundamental , important , integral , key , main , major , necessary , primary , principal , significant , vital
The researchers discovered a common ~ in all types of the organism.
Our software is becoming a standard ~ of many computer systems.
▪ individual , separate , simple
Individual ~s for the car can be very expensive.
▪ chemical , genetic
▪ electrical , electronic
▪ aircraft , engine , etc.
VERB + COMPONENT
▪ add , include , incorporate , install , integrate
COMPONENT + NOUN
Component failure was the cause of the accident.
▪ manufacturer , supplier
▪ ~ in
a crucial ~ in our success.
Component is used with these nouns: ↑ part