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component

com·po·nent

component

 
 
pronunciation:
km po nnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a part or element of a whole; constituent.
One of the engine's components is damaged.Vegetables are an important component of a healthy diet.
 
synonyms:
constituent, division, element, ingredient, part
similar words:
fraction, item, member, piece, portion, section, segment, share
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part of speech: adjective
definition: acting as a component; belonging to; composing.
the component parts of an airplane engine
synonyms:
constituent
similar words:
fractional, integral
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