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component meaning

EN[kʌmˈpoʊnənt]
WComponent
  • Component may refer to:
  • System components, the constituents of a system
  • Electronic components, the constituents of electronic circuits
  • Component ingredient, the main ingredient in a dish
  • Component video, a type of analog video information that is transmitted or stored as two or more separate signals
  • Symmetrical components, in electrical engineering, analysis of unbalanced three-phase power systems
  • Component (thermodynamics), a chemically independent constituent of a phase of a system
  • Lumped component, a model of spatially distributed systems

    Definition of component in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcomponentsPREcom-SUF-ent
    1. A smaller, self-contained part of a larger entity. Often refers to a manufactured object that is part of a larger device.
      1. A CPU is a component of a computer. ‎
  • Adjective
    1. Making up a larger whole; as a component word.
      1. Made up of smaller complete units in combination; as a component stereo.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • In Principal Component Analysis FOBA (PCA FOBA), PCA was used transductively to select a subset of features (PCA features) and FoBa was used to fit a model.
          • Heliportable operations use smaller drilling equipment specifically designed for easy separation into component parts and reassembly on-site.
          • Consequently, the observed CYP1A induction in tissues of smoltifying Atlantic salmon most likely rely on mechanisms related to detoxification of components in the flotation chemical.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • If is reducible, we compare its gonality to that of its irreducible components.
          • This may reflect the optimal degree of preorganisation of the interlocked binding domain of the respective rotaxane as determined by the nature of the axle component.
          • Our supplier blamed its subsuppliers for the faulty components.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en components
          2. en componentry
          3. en componential
          4. en componentize
          5. en componentwise
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          Meaning of component for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "component" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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