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Definitions of combination

  1. a coordinated sequence of chess moves Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of combining things to form a new whole Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an alliance of people or corporations or countries for a special purpose (formerly to achieve some antisocial end but now for general political or economic purposes) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose; "they were a winning combination" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock; "he forgot the combination to the safe" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. The act or process of combining or uniting persons and things. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. The result of combining or uniting; union of persons or things; esp. a union or alliance of persons or states to effect some purpose; -- usually in a bad sense. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The act or process of uniting by chemical affinity, by which substances unite with each other in definite proportions by weight to form distinct compounds. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. The different arrangements of a number of objects, as letters, into groups. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. The state of being united; the union of bodies or qualities; an association for a common object. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. The act of combining: union: a number of persons united for a purpose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Union; association. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. A joining together; union; alliance; compound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Combiner. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. The act of combining; state of being combined; union; association for some object; union of bodies or qualities in a mass or compound; chemical union; the union or grouping of certain numbers or quantities in every possible manner. Combination-room, in the university of Cambridge, a room into which the fellows withdraw after dinner, for wine, dessert, and conversation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Close union or connection; an intimate union of two or more persons or things to effect some purpose; a union of particulars; chemical combination, the tendency of certain substances to unite and form a new substance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. 1. A set containing a certain number ofobjects selected from another set.The number of combinations of r objects chosen from a set of nisn C r = n! / ( (n-r)! r!)where "n C r" is normally with n and r as subscripts or as nabove r in parentheses.See also permutation.2. In the theory of combinators, a combinationdenotes an expression in which function application is theonly operation. foldoc_fs
  20. The result of combining or uniting; union of persons or things; esp. a union or alliance of persons or states to effect some purpose; usually in a bad sense. dictgcide_fs
  21. Combining; combined state; combined set of things or persons; (Math., pl.) different collections possible of given number of individuals in groups of given smaller number; (Chem.) union of substances in compound with properties differing from theirs; united action; (pl.) woman\'s or child\'s close garment of chemise& drawers in one; c.-room, at Cambridge=COMMON-room. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. A joining or mixing of two or more things together, also the product of such junction or the state of being joined. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. In chemistry, the act of union of two or more bodies to form a new body; the process which effects such a union or the result of such a union. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  24. In Crystallog., a figure bounded by the faces of any number of forms. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  25. n. Union or connection; —association of persons for a purpose; alliance; —junction of particles; chemical union; —the variations of numbers or quantities in every possible way. Cabinet Dictionary
  26. Union for some certain purpose, association, league; union of bodies, commixture, conjunction ; copulation of ideas. Complete Dictionary
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