Definition of “composite” - English Dictionary

“composite” in British English

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compositenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒm.pə.zɪt/ us /ˈkɑːm.pə.zɪt/

something that is made of various different parts:

The main character in her latest novel is a composite of several public figures of that era.
Scientists have put together a composite picture of what the earth's crust is like.

specialized engineering a material made up of more than one substance that is used for building things:

The bodies of these racing cars are moulded from the same composite that is used for making aircraft.

(Definition of “composite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“composite” in American English

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us /kɑmˈpɑz·ɪt, kəm-/

made of various parts or substances:

a composite material
a composite sketch of a man wanted for questioning

(Definition of “composite” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“composite” in Business English

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compositeadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈkɒmpəzɪt/ us

made of more than one substance:

made up of various parts or things:

Standard & Poor's composite index of 500 stocks

(Definition of “composite” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)