Composite (adjective)

  1. Made up of several parts or elements that have been combined.
  2. Describing a material made up of several different substances combined to produce a new material with improved qualities.


Late 16th century: from latin compositus "put together", past participle of componere.


  1. The composite material was stronger and lighter than the traditional materials used for the same purpose.
  2. The composite image was created by combining several individual photos into one.
  3. The composite index of the stock market is a weighted average of the prices of several stocks.
  4. The composite score of the student was calculated by averaging the scores of several exams.
  5. The composite culture of the city was a blend of several different traditions and styles.
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