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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun decomposition:
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Definition of the noun decomposition
What does decomposition mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: decompositions
- the analysis of a vector field
- in a decomposed state
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonym of decomposition: disintegration
- more generic word: decay = an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying
- more specific word: fragmentation = the disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships
- (chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance
- domain: chemical science / chemistry
- lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
- synonyms of decomposition: chemical decomposition reaction / decomposition reaction
- more generic terms: chemical reaction / reaction = a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
- more specific word: electrolysis = a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions
- (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
- the organic phenomenon of rotting
Alternative definition of the noun decomposition
- A biological process through which organic material is reduced to e.g. compost
- The act of taking something apart, e.g. for analysis
- The splitting (of e.g. a matrix, an atom, or a compound) into constituent parts
Specialised definition of the noun decomposition
Glossary of pesticide
process by which a pesticide is broken down to simpler structures through biological or abiotic mechanisms (1992. The OECD principles of good laboratory practice. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
Decomposition is a record label.
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Phrases with decomposition
Phrases starting with the word decomposition:
Phrases ending with the word decomposition:
- Prime Decomposition
- double decomposition
- Matrix Decomposition
- vector decomposition
- Chemical Decomposition
- Heegaard Decomposition
- Open Book Decomposition
- Singular Value Decomposition
Other phrases containing the word decomposition:
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for decomposition
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Engineering design (2015)
By George E . Dieter and Linda C . Schmidt by Linda C . Schmidt, George E . Dieter
Functional decomposition is the second type of representational strategy common in early stages of concept generation.
Atlas of Forensic Pathology (2011)
For Police, Forensic Scientists, Attorneys, and Death Investigators by Joseph A. Prahlow, Roger W. Byard
Decomposition refers to the break-down of the body following death. While the early postmortem changes described above represent...
by Barbara Kirchner, Jadran Vrabec
Under low temperature growth conditions, experiments suggest that feedstock decomposition is the ratelimiting step . Thus our analysis of hydrocarbon decomposition pathways on nickel nanoparticles shows how the selection of different ...
by Judith M. Myerson
Functional decomposition is a process that is extremely important to data analysis.
by Randall W. Myster
Decomposition is a critical ecosystem function that decomposes dead organic materials, removes wastes, recycles nutrients and renews soil fertility. In natural ecosystems most nitrogen (N) and phosphorous (P) required for plant growth are ...
Programming Many-Core Chips (2011)
by András Vajda
The primary issue related to static decomposition is the lack of scalability when the number of processor cores is increased. Staying with the same example, it's impossible to use more than two cores, unless for g is further decomposed—a task ...
by Hanne Andersen, Dennis Dieks, Wenceslao J. Gonzalez, Thomas Uebel, Gregory Wheeler
Decomposition is the conceptual act of setting apart factors, clusters of factors, processes, or mechanisms in our model descriptions; a rough way to put it, is that decomposition is the conceptual act of abstracting from interconnection and ...
Access 2010 Bible (2010)
by Michael R. Groh
Breaking a table into individual tables, each of which describes some aspect of the data, is called decomposition. Decomposition is a very important part of the normalization process. Even though the tables appear smaller than the original ...
A Comprehensive Treatment by Michael C. Newman, William H. Clements
DECOMPOSITION AND ORGANIC MATTER PROCESSING Decomposition is the process by which dead organic matter (detritus) is broken down to its component parts. Decomposition is a critical characteristic of ecosystem function and ...
by Wang, John
Decomposition. Georgios K. D. Saharidis University of Thessaly, Greece INTRODUCTION In worldwide, the business environment becomes more and more complex making the solution of real case studies increasingly difficult due to ...
by Eric W. Weisstein
Matrix decomposition refers to the transformation of a given matrix (often assumed to be a SQUARE MATRIX) into a given...
See also CHOLESKY DECOMPOSITION, JORDAN MATRDC DECOMPOSITION, MATRIX DECOMPOSITION ...
The Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)
by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape
Decarbonation Decomposition Decarbonation Decarbonation is the decomposition of calcium carbonate, by water containing dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) and humus. The general reaction controlling the movement of carbonate is: 7 a.
by Wang, John
Hence, decomposition in FS, with applications to multiclass molecular classification, has not been investigated as widely as either undecomposed FS or decomposed classification. Overall, there has been a lackofa formal, systematic approach ...
Chemical decomposition is often an undesired chemical reaction. The stability that a chemical compound ordinarily has is eventually limited when exposed to extreme environmental conditionslike heat, radiation, humidity or the acidity of a ...
Encyclopedia of Multimedia (2006)
by Borivoje Furht
The 2-D DWT is usually implemented through iterative 2-D subband decomposition, as seen in Figure 1 . First, the image is decomposed into four subbands, LLn, LHn , HLn , and HHn. The same 2-D subband decomposition is then applied to ...
by Beau Riffenburgh
to release bioavailable nutrients; for example, the microbial decomposition of uric acid releases ammonium. Microbial decomposition occurs mainly through bacterial or fungal action, primarily ...
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The value of this 13-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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