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Definition of Combines
CombineCombine Com*bine", v. i.
1. To form a union; to agree; to coalesce; to confederate.
You with your foes combine, And seem your own
destruction to design --Dryden.
So sweet did harp and voice combine. --Sir W.
2. To unite by affinity or natural attraction; as, two
substances, which will not combine of themselves, may be
made to combine by the intervention of a third.
3. (Card Playing) In the game of casino, to play a card which
will take two or more cards whose aggregate number of pips
equals those of the card played.
Combining weight (Chem.), that proportional weight, usually
referred to hydrogen as a standard, and for each element
fixed and exact, by which an element unites with another
to form a distinct compound. The combining weights either
are identical with, or are multiples or submultiples of,
the atomic weight. See Atomic weight, under Atomic, a. CombineCombine Com*bine", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Combined; p. pr. &
vb. n. Combining.] [LL. combinare, combinatum; L. com- +
binus, pl. bini, two and two, double: cf. F. combiner. See
1. To unite or join; to link closely together; to bring into
harmonious union; to cause or unite so as to form a
homogeneous substance, as by chemical union.
So fitly them in pairs thou hast combined. --Milton.
Friendship is the cement which really combines
mankind. --Dr. H. More.
And all combined, save what thou must combine By
holy marriage. --Shak.
Earthly sounds, though sweet and well combined.
2. To bind; to hold by a moral tie. [Obs.]
I am combined by a sacred vow. --Shak.
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