Definition of 'composition'
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It enhances the sense that one is seeing the entire composition in one marvellous gulp. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Theories included ocean warming and changing chemical ocean compositions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The place where students learn the skill of defining an audience is normally in composition courses. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)Yet the composition of each team is the source of more controversy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Again this was essentially a critical work rather than a piece of constructive composition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These terms became staples of the language of musical theory and composition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The two forms have the same chemical composition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is working on a clarinet sonata as a part of his studies in music composition. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Perhaps no other factor is more crucial than the composition of the team. Christianity Today (2000)No other musical composition can have had so many performances as this original chime. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In selecting his subjects he looks for the way strong light defines the shapes and colours in a composition. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)The movement of sports stars around the world has led to a transformation in the composition of national teams. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His original compositions make up the film's score. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The rover's instruments will determine the chemical composition of the powder. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So are her books, in which the complexity of a geometric composition evolves from one page to the next. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your professor may ask you to keep a journal just so that you will have additional writing practice while you are in a composition course. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Their endeavour also sheds a wider light on the role of women in classical music composition, both historical and contemporary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have to write compositions on our field afternoons and I write the best ones. Anne of Green Gables (1872)You can search by colour, composition, leaf shape and flowering period. The Sun (2013)Only one composition here, the biggest, is convincing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After that, her parental duties began to affect her music-making and further albums contained fewer original compositions and more covers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All these would make a coherent composition where colour and form would carry the underlying theme in flowering splendour from May until August. The Education of a Gardener (1994)Parents pay a sliding scale of fees according to their means, and as a result, the social composition of the schools is transformed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'composition'
British English: composition /ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/ NOUN
The composition of something is the things that it consists of and the way that they are arranged.
Look at the composition of Saturday's team.
- American English: composition
- Arabic: تَرْكِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: composição
- Chinese: 构成成分
- Croatian: sastav
- Czech: skladba
- Danish: komposition
- Dutch: compositie
- European Spanish: composición
- Finnish: koostaminen
- French: composition
- German: Komposition
- Greek: σύνθεση
- Italian: composizione
- Japanese: 構成
- Korean: 구성
- Norwegian: komposisjon
- Polish: kompozycja budowa
- European Portuguese: composição
- Romanian: compoziție
- Russian: состав
- Spanish: composición
- Swedish: komposition
- Thai: การจัดวางองค์ประกอบ
- Turkish: beste
- Ukrainian: склад
- Vietnamese: sự tập hợp
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