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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients.

2. (n.) The invention or combination of the parts of any literary work or discourse, or of a work of art; as, the composition of a poem or a piece of music.

3. (n.) The art or practice of so combining the different parts of a work of art as to produce a harmonious whole; also, a work of art considered as such. See below.

4. (n.) The act of writing for practice in a language, as English, Latin, German, etc.

5. (n.) The setting up of type and arranging it for printing.

6. (n.) The state of being put together or composed; conjunction; combination; adjustment.

7. (n.) A mass or body formed by combining two or more substances; as, a chemical composition.

8. (n.) A literary, musical, or artistic production, especially one showing study and care in arrangement; -- often used of an elementary essay or translation done as an educational exercise.

9. (n.) Consistency; accord; congruity.

10. (n.) Mutual agreement to terms or conditions for the settlement of a difference or controversy; also, the terms or conditions of settlement; agreement.

11. (n.) The adjustment of a debt, or avoidance of an obligation, by some form of compensation agreed on between the parties; also, the sum or amount of compensation agreed upon in the adjustment.

12. (n.) Synthesis as opposed to analysis.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kom-po-zish'-un, kom'-pound (mathkoneth, "measure"); (subst.) (raqach, "to make perfume," roqach, "perfume"): Used of the sacred anointing oil (Exodus 30:25, 32, 33) and of the holy perfume (Exodus 30:37, 38), which were not to be used for any profane purpose.

4486. rhegnumi -- to break apart, by ext. to throw down
... wreck" or "crack", ie (especially) to sunder (by separation of the parts; katagnumi
being its intensive (with the preposition in composition), and thrauo a ...
// - 7k

2596. kata -- down, against, according to
... In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes
opposition, distribution, or intensity. (kath) -- 61 Occurrences. ...
// - 9k

575. apo -- from, away from
... In composition (as a prefix) it usually denotes separation, departure, cessation,
completion, reversal, etc. (ap) -- 125 Occurrences. (apo) -- 479 Occurrences. ...
// - 6k

1537. ek -- from, from out of
... Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion. (ek) --
680 Occurrences. (ex) -- 247 Occurrences. 1536, 1537. ek or ex. 1538 ...
// - 7k

473. anti -- over against, opposite, hence instead of, in comp. ...
... Often used in composition to denote contrast, requital, substitution, correspondence,
etc. (anth) -- 5 Occurrences. (anti) -- 17 Occurrences. 472, 473. ...
// - 7k

1830. exeraunao -- to search out
... of salvation (unique glorification) in a believer's life (cf. 1 Pet 3:9). ["The
in composition has the force of searched and is rendered by " (, 302).]. ...
// - 7k

1487. ei -- forasmuch as, if, that
... Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in eige,
ei de me(ge), ei kai, ei me, ei me ti, ei per, ei pos, ei tis, ek. ...
// - 7k

1223. dia -- through, on account of, because of
... In composition it retains the same general importance. (di) -- 148 Occurrences.
(dia) -- 520 Occurrences. 1222, 1223. dia. 1224 . Strong's Numbers.
// - 8k

3326. meta -- with, among, after
... Often used in composition, in substantially the same relations of participation
or proximity, and transfer or sequence. see GREEK pros. see GREEK apo. ...
// - 8k

5037. te -- and (denotes addition or connection)
... Often used in composition, usually as the latter participle. see GREEK kai. (te) --
215 Occurrences. 5036, 5037. te. 5038 . Strong's Numbers.
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
4971. mathkoneth -- measurement, tally, proportion
... 2), quota (1), specifications (1), standard (1). composition, measure,
state, tale. Or mathkuneth {math-koo'-neth}; from takan in ...
/hebrew/4971.htm - 6k

Whether Our Intellect Understands by Composition and Division?
understands by composition and division? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether our intellect understands by.htm

Time and Place of Composition.
... Introductory Notice by Professor MB Riddle, DD section 5."time and place
of composition. Granting the general authenticity of ...
/.../various/the teaching of the twelve apostles/section 5 time and place of.htm

Date of Its Composition
... Section 1. Date of its Composition. ... also p.30, above), or to throw the
composition of the ninth book down to the year 319 or later. ...
// history/section 1 date of its.htm

Whether God Enters into the Composition of Other Things
... Article Eight Whether God Enters into the Composition of Other Things.
Whether God Enters into the Composition of Other Things We ...
/.../aquinas/nature and grace/article eight whether god enters.htm

Whether God Enters into the Composition of Other Things?
... OF THE SIMPLICITY OF GOD (EIGHT ARTICLES) Whether God enters into the composition
of other things? ... Therefore God enters into the composition of other things. ...
/.../ theologica/whether god enters into the.htm

Whether There is Composition of Form and Matter in God
... Article Two Whether there is Composition of Form and Matter in God. Whether
there is Composition of Form and Matter in God We proceed ...
/.../aquinas/nature and grace/article two whether there is.htm

Constantine Employed Himself in Composition of Various Kinds to ...
... Book IV. Chapter LV."Constantine employed himself in Composition of Various
Kinds to the Close of his Life. These offenders, however ...
/.../the life of constantine/chapter lv constantine employed himself in.htm

Composition and Style
... COMPOSITION AND STYLE. I well know that there are some who will not sanction
any care in composition, contending that our words as ...
/.../kleiser/the training of a public speaker/composition and style.htm

Of Agreement as to Tithe, Composition, Notice, &C.
... A COMPENDIUM OF THE LAW RELATING TO TITHES. 2. Of Agreement as to Tithe,
Composition, Notice, &c. A real composition is, when an ...
/.../prideaux/directions to church-wardens/2 of agreement as to.htm

The Sethian Theory Concerning "Mixture" and "Composition ...
... Book V. Chapter XVI."The Sethian Theory Concerning "Mixture" And "Composition;"
Application of It to Christ; Illustration from the Well of Ampa. ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xvi the sethian theory concerning.htm

Composition (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The invention or combination of the parts of any literary work or discourse,
or of a work of art; as, the composition of a poem or a piece of music. ...
/c/composition.htm - 9k

... 4. (n.) A cantata relating to rural life; a composition for instruments characterized
by simplicity and sweetness; a lyrical composition the subject of which ...
/p/pastoral.htm - 39k

Ground (538 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) That surface upon which the figures of a composition are set, and which
relieves them by its plainness, being either of one tint or of tints but ...
/g/ground.htm - 43k

Whitewash (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Any wash or liquid composition for whitening
something, as a wash for making the skin fair. 2. (n ...
/w/whitewash.htm - 9k

Poem (6 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures,
whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by imagination and ...
/p/poem.htm - 8k

Compound (3 Occurrences)
... 7. (vi) To effect a composition; to come to terms of agreement; to agree; to settle
by a compromise; -- usually followed by with before the person participating ...
/c/compound.htm - 9k

Symphony (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) An elaborate instrumental composition for a full orchestra, consisting usually,
like the sonata, of three or four contrasted yet inwardly related ...
/s/symphony.htm - 8k

... 2. (n.) Imaginative language or composition, whether expressed rhythmically
or in prose. Specifically: Metrical composition; verse ...
/p/poetry.htm - 48k

... In the face of this fact, will any one venture to allege either that Christ was
ignorant of the composition of the Bible, or that, knowing the true state of ...
/p/pentateuch.htm - 77k

Discomfiture (6 Occurrences)
... PLACE AND TIME OF COMPOSITION 1. Babylon: Which? ... It is an assumption to assert from
these words that Silvanus was employed in the composition of the letter. ...
/d/discomfiture.htm - 101k

Bible Concordance
Composition (2 Occurrences)

Exodus 30:32 It shall not be poured on man's flesh, neither shall you make any like it, according to its composition: it is holy. It shall be holy to you.

Exodus 30:37 The incense which you shall make, according to its composition you shall not make for yourselves: it shall be to you holy for Yahweh.



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