Composite

What is Composite?

Composite definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective
made up of disparate or separate parts or elements; compound: a composite drawing; a composite philosophy.
Botany. belonging to the Compositae.Compare composite family.
(initial capital letter) Architecture. noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders, popular especially since the beginning of the Renaissance but invented by the ancient Romans, in which the Roman Ionic and Corinthian orders are combined, so that four diagonally set Ionic volutes, variously ornamented, rest upon a bell of Corinthian acanthus leaves.Compare Corinthian(def 2), Doric(def 3), Ionic(def 1), Tuscan(def 2).

Rocketry. (of a rocket or missile) having more than one stage. (of a solid propellant) made up of a mixture of fuel and oxidizer.

Nautical. noting a vessel having frames of one material and shells and decking of another, especially one having iron or steel frames with shells and decks planked.
Mathematics. of or relating to a composite function or a composite number.

noun
something composite; a compound.
Botany. a composite plant.

a picture, photograph, or the like, that combines several separate pictures.

verb (used with object), com

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