Definition of Combinations. Meaning of Combinations. Synonyms of Combinations

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Definition of Combinations

Combination
Combination Com`bi*na"tion, n. [LL. combinatio. See Combine.] 1. The act or process of combining or uniting persons and things. Making new compounds by new combinations. --Boyle. A solemn combination shall be made Of our dear souls. --Shak. 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...
- 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 Bowie's...
- sets, which include the cl****ical problems of counting permutations, combinations, multisets, and partitions either of a set or of a number. The idea of...
- of linear combinations is central to linear algebra and related fields of mathematics. Most of this article deals with linear combinations in the context...
- Combinations is the second full-length album by the band Eisley. It was released on August 14, 2007. The first single for Combinations was "Invasion"....
- pea**** zord. Zebra Wild Zord – A zebra zord. Wild Force Megazord – The combinations of the Lion, Bison, Shark, Eagle, and Tiger Wildzords, which may be augmented...
- timekeeping system (with optional UTC offset), of time intervals, and combinations thereof. The standard does not ****ign any specific meaning to elements...
- approach that advocates specific combinations (or advises against certain combinations) of foods. Some combinations are promoted as central to good health...
- for controlling dental pain or pain arising from dental procedures; combinations of NSAIDs and paracetamol are more effective than either alone. Paracetamol...
- "Symmetry-adapted linear combination" may refer to: The linear combination of atomic orbitals in the subject of molecular orbitals Resonance (chemistry)...
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