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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
          • Yagi et al. reported that isorabaichromone, a chromone components from Aloe vera, showed antioxidative activity against microsomal and mitochondrial non-enzymatic lipid peroxidation.
          • Loose components of not less than 4-1/2 inches in diameter may be shipped eggcrated.
          • For cells and cellular components, available cross-species resources such as the Cell Ontology (CL) [ 46 ] and the Gene Ontology Cellular Component subontology (CO-CC) are used.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Generally speaking, the main malignant part in most cases of malignant ectomesenchymoma (MEM) is the mesenchymal component.
          • This reaction sequence of cycloaddition/DDQ dehydrogenation has been used to prepare a whole range of fused mono- and bisligands containing a fused 3,6-dipyridylpyridazine component.
          • Our supplier blamed its subsuppliers for the faulty components.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en components
          2. en componentry
          3. en componential
          4. en componentize
          5. en componentizes
          Source: Wiktionary

          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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