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Definition of the noun component
What does component mean as a name of something?
Component is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.
noun - plural: components
- an abstract part of something
- example: jealousy was a component of his character
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of component: constituent / element / factor / ingredient
- more generic words: division / part / section = one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
- more specific terms:
- something determined in relation to something that includes it
- example: the smaller component is hard to reach
- lexical domain: Relations - nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas
- synonyms of component: component part / constituent / part / portion
- more generic word: relation = an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
- more specific terms:
- substance = the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
- linguistic unit / language unit = one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
- point / item = a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
- butt = the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots
- basis / base = the most important or necessary part of something
- particular / detail / item = a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
- unit = an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
- member = anything that belongs to a set or class
- remainder / residual / residuum / balance / residue / rest = something left after other parts have been taken away
- subpart = a part of a part
- part of: meronymy / part to whole relation = the semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole
- an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
- examples: spare components for cars | a component or constituent element of a system
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of component: constituent / element
- more generic words: part / portion = something less than the whole of a human artifact
- more specific terms:
- appurtenance / supplement / accessory / add-on = a supplementary component that improves capability
- addition / improver / add-on = a component that is added to something to improve it
- audio = the sound elements of television
- auto part / car part = a component of an automobile
- crystal = a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices
- computer hardware / hardware = the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
- heating element = the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
- ingredient = a component of a mixture or compound
- input = a component of production
- landside = component consisting of a side piece opposite the moldboard
- making = the components needed for making or doing something
- module = a self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components
- picture element / pixel / pel = the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen
- retrofit = a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
- spare part / spare = an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
- spark gap = a component of an ignition system
Alternative definition of the noun component
- A smaller, self-contained part of a larger entity. Often refers to a manufactured object that is part of a larger device.
Specialised definition of the noun component
Glossary of information technology
A term broadly referring to units of software that encapsulate some business or IT function. Within the context of SOA, the term components is generally used to refer to the building blocks of a Service. In some cases, software architectures, such as EJB and DCOM, apply more specific meaning to the term and these software components often become part of the implementation of a service. (Mark Wilkins. 2010. ORA Master Glossary, Release 3.0. Oracle)
Definition of the adjective component
What does component mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Making up a larger whole; as a component word.
- Made up of smaller complete units in combination; as a component stereo.
Component is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. The station is located in San Jose, California in the center median of 1st Street near Component Drive. The station's street address is 2540 N. First Street.
- Component: A component in the Unified Modeling Language "represents a modular part of a system, that encapsulates its content and whose manifestation is replaceable within its environment. A component defines its behavior in terms of provided and required interfaces".
- Component: In thermodynamics, a component is a chemically-independent constituent of a system. The number of components represents the minimum number of independent species necessary to define the composition of all phases of the system.
- Component: In mathematics, in the field of group theory, a component of a finite group is a quasisimple subnormal subgroup. Any two distinct components commute. The product of all the components is the layer of the group.
- Component: The chapter, section, part, etc. number for a content item in a book.
Phrases with Component
- component part
- Reeb Component
- Discrete Component
- Connected component
- Recognized Component
- Strongly connected component
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Component
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by Harvard College Observatory
The following component is that the place of which is given in G. а. Geminorum, 7 ' 22'".7. The position given in the Almanacs is that of the following and brighter component, except in G, where the right ascension relates to the mean of the two.
Second International Conference, MIMI 2007, Beijing, China, August 14-16, 2007, Revised Selected papers by Xiaohong Gao, Henning Müller, Martin Loomes, Richard Comley, Shuqian Luo
The first component is the Ekahau Client which is a program that runs on a client device (laptop PC, PDA, and Wi-Fi tag, etc.). Client devices require it to communicate with the Position Engine. The second component is the Ekahau Positioning ...
A Handbook of Methods and Applications by Margaret L. Brandeau, Francois Sainfort, William P. Pierskalla
The first component is the actual direct cost of administering the vaccine. Lieu et al.  suggest this cost to be approximately $5 per injection. The second component is the direct cost for repeat clinic visits if injections are refused by the parents ...
by E. Joanna Chambers, Michael Germain, Edwina Brown
The physical component refers to the level of physical activity, sense of physical well-being, overall health, and energy/vitality level of the patients. The psychological component refers to the cognitive and emotional functioning (e.g. depression ...
Lethal Mists (2001)
An Introduction to the Natural and Military Sciences of Chemical, Biological Warfare and Terrorism by Eric R. Taylor
The first component is the cell body. This includes the nerve cell cytoplasm, the nucleus and associated internal organelles. The second component is the dendrites. These are numerous branched strands radiating out from the cell body .
Compiler Construction (2008)
17th International Conference, CC 2008, Held as Part of the Joint European Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2008, Budapest, Hungary, March 29 - April 6, 2008. Proceedings by Laurie Hendren
The first component is the user application that is interpreted using a binary instrumentation and code manipulation system. We use DynamoRIO , although Pin  or other systems can also be used. DynamoRIO is a transparent runtime code ...
by Olla, Phillip
The first component is the availability of a reliable wireless architecture; the second component is the integration of medical sensor or wearable devices for monitoring; and the final component is a robust application and services infrastructure.
Image-Guided Interventions (2008)
Technology and Applications by Terry Peters, Kevin Cleary
The first component is the main magnet that produces the large static magnetic field. This magnetic field is typically 1.5T or greater, which is roughly 30,000 times stronger than the earth's magnetic field. The second component is a series of ...
A Comprehensive Report of the 2011 International Comparison Program by The World Bank
The first component is the conceptual framework, which is determined by the final expenditures making up the gross domestic product (GDP). The second component is the basket of goods and services from which products are selected for ...
by Andy Ju An Wang, Kai Qian
A software component is a piece of selfcontained code with well-defined functionality and can be reused as a unit in various contexts. From this...
The main premise behind a software component is the aspect of reuse. Software is best divided ...
Changes in the Economic Environment and Opportunities by Loong-Hoe Tan
The first component is the change in imports due to income only, which we assume to be dominated by factors other than protection.13 As noted, where this variable exceeds the change in imports, there is the possibility of an increase in ...
Chemical and Biological Characterization of Municipal Sludges, Sediments, Dredge Spoils, and Drilling Muds (1988)
by James J. Lichtenberg
The first component is a short-range quality fluctuation error, which includes errors introduced by small local composition and distribution heterogeneities. The second component is a long-range quality fluctuation error, which represents the ...
Liquid Products (Volume 3 of 6) by Sarfaraz K. Niazi
a packaging component. A packaging component is any single part of a container closure system.
A primary packaging component is a packaging component that is or may be in direct contact with the dosage form. A secondary packaging ...
by Marina L. Gavrilova
The first component is the moving-point VD/DT, which manages the topology of the moving pen. The second component is the Constrained DT, which permits the specification of certain triangle edges, even if they fail the Delaunay conditions, ...
Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology (2005)
by Marshall, Stewart
The first component is an international peer network that links together ICT and telecom regulators from African countries with peers in the United States and Europe. The peer network has also expanded to connect researchers and instructors ...
transportation component command — The three component commands of United ...
COMPONENT CODE COMPLIANCE: Conformity to HIPAA medical data security policies and standards as well as the data security procedures developed to meet user needs; improper conduct includes, but is not limited to a lack of ...
by Birgit Gerlach
During the last decade, the morphological component has received a great deal of attention. Not only derivational and compositional morphology but also inflectional morphology has been shown to pose severe problems to purely syntactic ...
A Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)
by Robert Ireland
The aesthetic component is based on a comparison of the malocclusion with ten centric view photographs graded from 1 to 10 to indicate a scale of increasing need for treatment based on psychosocial impairment. The dental health ...
Encyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)
Volume 7: South America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember
Theancient component is characterized by large lanceolate or biacuminate spear heads (12–17 cm long and 45–60 g inweight) ortheir fragments. They were knapped by bifacial flaking reduction oflarge corelike blanks of basalticandesitic ...
by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu
Similarly it deals with compensatory competence as an essential component of communicative ability. This involves the use of strategies and techniques enabling the learners to cope with unpredicted demands as well as failures of recall.
by Joseph Angelo
Consider, forexample, a spacecraft component (e.g., a vent valve) that is required to perform an open-and-close cycle (an operation taking about 1 minute) onceevery30 days, during a mission planned tolast10 years. This mechanical device ...
by Stanley Jablonski
component; compound [Lat. compositus]; concentration; concept[UMLS]; conditioned;conditioning; condyle;constant; consultation; contamination; contraction; control; conventionally reared [experimental animal]; convergence; correct; cortex; ...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Sports Performance (2011)
by Claude Bouchard, Eric P. Hoffman
Both animal and human studies strongly support the hypothesis that there is a significant genetic component to physical performance phenotypes. The genetic component is thought to affect both the intrinsic capacity in the untrained state and ...
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- Component Meaning
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This course will begin with some explanation of different terminology when it comes to PC components. You'll learn how each component connects to each other ...
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- Solar Powered Golf Cart:Detail Component Description
This video is the demonstration of DC-DC converter used for powering up Golf Cart using solar power. The system is fully automated and controls the 600 Watts ...
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- Vaadin Component Description (Tooltip)
All components have a description displayed separately from the caption. The description is usually shown as a tooltip, that appears when the mouse goes over ...
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Power Pass is a new, online test-readiness component that consists of passages and corresponding text-dependent multiple choice and short answer questions ...
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Scrabble value of C3O1M3P3O1N1E1N1T1
The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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