Definitions of composition:
  • noun:   something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole
    Example: "He envied the composition of their faculty"
  • noun:   the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    Example: "Harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art"
  • noun:   an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    Example: "He got an A on his composition"
  • noun:   a mixture of ingredients
  • noun:   musical creation
  • noun:   the way in which someone or something is composed
  • noun:   art and technique of printing with movable type
  • noun:   the act of creating written works
  • noun:   a musical work that has been created
    Example: "The composition is written in four movements"

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