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Definition of Combinations
CombinationCombination Com`bi*na"tion, n. [LL. combinatio. See
1. The act or process of combining or uniting persons and
Making new compounds by new combinations. --Boyle.
A solemn combination shall be made Of our dear
2. 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.
A combination of the most powerful men in Rome who
had conspired my ruin. --Melmoth.
3. (Chem.) 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.
4. pl. (Math.) The different arrangements of a number of
objects, as letters, into groups.
Note: In combinations no regard is paid to the order in which
the objects are arranged in each group, while in
variations and permutations this order is respected.
--Brande & C.
Combination car, a railroad car containing two or more
compartments used for different purposes. [U. S.]
Combination lock, a lock in which the mechanism is
controlled by means of a movable dial (sometimes by
several dials or rings) inscribed with letters or other
characters. The bolt of the lock can not be operated until
after the dial has been so turned as to combine the
characters in a certain order or succession.
Combination room, in the University of Cambridge, Eng., a
room into which the fellows withdraw after dinner, for
wine, dessert, and conversation.
Combination by volume (Chem.), the act, process, or ratio
by which gaseous elements and compounds unite in definite
proportions by volume to form distinct compounds.
Combination by weight (Chem.), the act, process, or ratio,
in which substances unite in proportions by weight,
relatively fixed and exact, to form distinct compounds.
See Law of definite proportions, under Definite.
Syn: Cabal; alliance; association; league; union;
confederacy; coalition; conspiracy. See Cabal.
Meaning of Combinations from wikipedia
- given three
fruits, say an apple, an orange
and a pear, there
are three combinations
of two that can be drawn
from this set: an apple
and a pear; an apple...
in the mathematical sense
together, in-depth: Twelvefold
- of linear combinations
to linear algebra
and related fields
of mathematics. Most of this article deals
with linear combinations
in the context...
that advocates specific combinations
(or advises against certain combinations
) of foods. Some combinations
to good health...
only kicks, it is called
combination. Po****r striking combinations consist
of punches which allow
to shift weight
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- to the use of combinations
of psychoactive substances
with both legal
substances. This page lists polysubstance combinations
is the second
by the band Eisley. It was released
14, 2007. The first single
- Early Combinations
is an album
by a formative stage
of the band which later became
the Art Ensemble
of Chicago. It was recorded
in 1967 at Lester
- 1980 Boy: Next Door EP - Radioactive Records
– 1983 The Kat Club: House Combinations
- General Records
– 1997 The Kat Club: Source Mississippi
- sets, which include
the classical problems
, multisets, and partitions either
of a set or of a number. The idea of...
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