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compound1 British & World English

A thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture

compound2 British & World English

An open area enclosed by a fence, for example around a factory or large house or within a prison

compound eye British & World English

An eye consisting of an array of numerous small visual units, as found in insects and crustaceans

compound leaf British & World English

A leaf consisting of several or many distinct parts (leaflets) joined to a single stem

compound time British & World English

Musical rhythm or metre in which each beat in a bar is subdivided into three smaller units, so having the value of a dotted note

open compound British & World English

A word made up of two or more existing words separated by a space, e.g. school bus, life jacket, mobile phone

compound number British & World English

A quantity expressed in terms of more than one unit or denomination, such as 5 feet 7 inches or 2 pounds 3 ounces

closed compound British & World English

A word that is made up of two or more existing words and contains no spaces or hyphens, e.g. football, birthday, blackboard

diazo compound British & World English

An organic compound containing two nitrogen atoms bonded together, especially a diazonium compound

compound fraction British & World English

A fraction in which either the numerator or the denominator, or both, contain one or more fractions. Also called complex fraction

compound fracture British & World English

An injury in which a broken bone pierces the skin, causing a risk of infection

compound interval British & World English

An interval greater than an octave

compound sentence British & World English

A sentence with more than one subject or predicate

coordination compound British & World English

A compound containing coordinate bonds, typically between a central metal atom and a number of other atoms or groups

compound-complex sentence British & World English

A sentence having two or more coordinate independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses

chemical compound in compound1 British & World English

A substance formed from two or more elements chemically united in fixed proportions

compound English Thesaurus

a compound of two elements

compound English-Spanish

compuesto masculine

compound interest English-Spanish

interés masculine compuesto

compound feed in compound English-Spanish

pienso masculine compuesto, concentrado masculine

open compound in open English-Spanish

sustantivo compuesto formado por dos palabras separadas

solid compound in solid English-Spanish

palabra compuesta escrita sin espacio ni guión


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