meaning of composition

1. The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients.
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.
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 4, below.
The act of writing for practice in a language, as English, Latin, German, etc.
The setting up of type and arranging it for printing.
The state of being put together or composed; conjunction; combination; adjustment.
A mass or body formed by combining two or more substances; as, a chemical composition.
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.
Consistency; accord; congruity.
Mutual agreement to terms or conditions for the settlement of a difference or controversy; also, the terms or conditions of settlement; agreement.
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.
Synthesis as opposed to analysis.
the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed ">authorship"

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