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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of compose.

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Examples

  • Besides his hosting gig on MTV, Lavin composes music and has appeared on Cribs.

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  • You could then bring in the concept of a machine that 'composes' two other machines together, creating a machine that 'contains' both machines wired together somehow, as the next step.... and you'd probably have to discuss polymorphism at this point too....

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  • It was built of great blocks of hewn stone, on a vast, square foundation of rough, agglomerated material, such as composes the mass of all the other ruinous tombs.

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  • I have seen at the resting places carriage loads of women of radiant beauty, and others mounted on a modest ass, such as composes the fortunes of the people of Montmorency.

    The Physiology of Taste

  • It was a cavern in the side of a mountain, overshadowed with palm trees, at such a distance from the cataract that nothing more was heard than a gentle uniform murmur, such as composes the mind to pensive meditation, especially when it was assisted by the wind whistling among the branches.

    Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

  • And while most cameras today adequately handle exposure and sharpness, they can't command how the shooter "composes" the picture.

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  • It is not so much that one "composes" a story as one stumbles upon it by trial and error.

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  • If the brain "composes" the music, the first job of scientists is to take down the notes, and that is exactly what Human Bionics LLC of Purcellville, VA does.

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  • If the brain 'composes' the music, the first job of scientists is to take down the notes.

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  • The Prime Minister is a powerful figure because he or she "composes" the Cabinet for appointment by the President.

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