Meaning of COMPOSITE in English

COMPOSITE

/ ˈkɒmpəzɪt; NAmE kəmˈpɑːzət/ adjective , noun

■ adjective

[ only before noun ] made of different parts or materials :

a composite picture (= one made from several pictures)

■ noun

1.

something made by putting together different parts or materials :

The document was a composite of information from various sources.

2.

( US ) = Identikit

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English (describing a number having more than one digit): via French from Latin compositus , past participle of componere put together.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.