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composite

noun [C]     /ˈkɒm.pə.zɪt/ US  /kɑːm-/
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.ComplexityDifficult to understand 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.Mixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
(Definition of composite noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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