component

[ kuh m-poh-nuh nt, kom- ]SEE DEFINITION OF component

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPONENT

As his eyes glowed, it resolved itself into its component specks.

At this suggestion the component parts of his nature began a discussion.

The hyphen is used between the component parts of some compound words.

The fleet was an anomaly, and each of its component parts was separately a freak.

The force enters into the mores and becomes a component in them.

Assumptions are a component of the functioning of sign systems.

So much for one of the component parts of this singular Oriental “quid.”

Potash is used principally as a component of fertilizers in agriculture.

The interpenetration of the component parts of my being is too complete.

Before they do, let us stroll through the crowd, and note its component parts.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMPONENT

mixer

nouna substance used in a mixture

pixel

nounsmallest element of an image
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