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components

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

Synonyms for components

  • factor
  • ingredient
  • item
  • peripheral
  • piece
  • segment
  • unit
  • constituent
  • fixings
  • making
  • makings
  • plug-in
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Antonyms for components

  • whole
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPONENTS

This paper could only be manufactured with a large addition of malgamite to its other components.

It is for reasoning to separate this resultant into its two components.

And which among the components of happiness and well-being can possibly be questionable?

It was, like the other components of the picture, rectangular; but it was a displaced rectangle.

Hunter and the components of his force were to rendezvous at Lichtenburg on June 7th.

The components of iron alone should be counted by the dozen.

It was looked for again in 1852, and this time the components were further separated.

In such cases the force holding the components together must be enormous.

Nor can a given motion be resolved into two components, merely.

We apply to it properties and principles, or components which form the element.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "constitutional element" (earlier "one of a group of persons," 1560s), from Latin componentem (nominative componens), present participle of componere "to put together" (see composite). As an adjective, from 1660s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMPONENTS

insides

nouninterior
  • belly
  • bowels
  • center
  • components
  • contents
  • entrails
  • guts
  • heart
  • innards
  • inner parts
  • internal organs
  • middle
  • recesses
  • soul
  • viscera
  • womb
  • workings

mechanism

nounmachine, device
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