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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.
- "Decomposition" is a 2CD album set by Japanese noise musician Masami Akita, under the name Merzbow, featuring remixes and manipulation of source material recorded by Eugene Thacker and Shane Fahey. This double CD set was only released in limited quantitites with initial pressings of the Merzbox collection. The final track on each cd is the source material used by Akita for the decomposition tracks.
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- "Decomposition" is a musical album of Decompoze.
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- "Decomposition" is a musical album of Thavius Beck.
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- "Decomposition" is a musical album of Michael Lee Firkins.
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- "Decomposition" is a musical album of Nousia.
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- "Decomposition" is a composition.
- Decomposition is the process by which organic substances are broken down into a much simpler form of matter. The process is essential for recycling the finite matter that occupies physical space in the biome. Bodies of living organisms begin to decompose shortly after death. Although no two organisms decompose in the same way, they all undergo the same sequential stages of decomposition. The science which studies decomposition is generally referred to as taphonomy from the Greek word τάφος taphos, meaning tomb.
- also known as Σάπισμα
- Decomposition in computer science, also known as factoring, refers to the process by which a complex problem or system is broken down into parts that are easier to conceive, understand, program, and maintain.
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 encyclopedias and other books with definitions for decomposition
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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 ...
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 ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Complete decomposition refers to such a condition of the products that they are not readily decomposed further, e.g., such...
Computation, Information, and Decentralization by Richard M. Burton, Borge Obel
An interesting part of cross decomposition is the phase when the divisions interact with themselves.
Data Fusion and Perception (2001)
by Giacomo Della Riccia, Hanz-Joachim Lenz, Rudolf Kruse
Function decomposition is a promising mechanism for machine learning. This paper investigates its use as a redundancy removal and feature construction preprocessor. Experiments show that its combination with naive Bayesian classifier ...
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.
Volume 25 - Supplement 4 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
A functional decomposition of the message switch might yield the following functions: message handling (message reception, buffer management, message transmission1 and routing (routing decision, internal message transfer1. Constraint ...
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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia of Soil Science (2008)
by Ward Chesworth
The decomposition of NPP leads to the selective preservation of some resistant plant constituents, such as lignin.
by Robert Andrew Wilson, Frank C. Keil
Functional decomposition is the analysis of the activity of a system as the product of a set of subordinate functions performed by independent subsystems, each with its own characteristic domain of application. It assumes that there are a variety ...
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- Harmonic Decomposition
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- Prime decomposition Meaning
Video shows what prime decomposition means. The factorization of an integer into prime numbers.. prime decomposition synonyms: prime factorization.
- Open book decomposition Meaning
Video shows what open book decomposition means. A decomposition of a 3-manifold into a link and a fibration over the circle by surfaces bounded by that link..
- Chemical decomposition Meaning
Video shows what chemical decomposition means. the fragmentation of any compound into elements or smaller compounds smaller. Chemical decomposition ...
- Decomposition potential Meaning
Video shows what decomposition potential means. (in electrolysis) The electrode potential at which current begins to increase appreciably, and electrolysis ...
- Inflectional paradigm and decomposition in a second language
Inflectional paradigm and decomposition in a second language. Kira Gor.
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Scrabble value of D2E1C3O1M3P3O1S1I1T1I1O1N1
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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