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  • n. Composition again or anew; the process or result of recomposing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of recomposing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of recomposing; composition renewed.
  • n. Specifically, in optics, the reassembling or gathering together of the dispersed or scattered constituents of a complex beam of light, as in the formation of white light by the bringing together of the various rays of the spectrum.


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re- +‎ composition


  • Possibly, the idea of recomposition of ranges in Web proxies is too complex to realise and caching is best done by regarding each fragment as its own cacheable resource, but this hasn’t been decided yet.

    ginger's thoughts » Media fragment URI addressing

  • I the same way, the failure of Rifondazione in the Prodi government should not make us forget that in its time it made possible a broad "recomposition" of the Italian let wit the participation of the far left.


  • It had to be the outcome of a much broader process of "recomposition", restructuration, of the left and labour movement.


  • "recomposition", restructuration, of the left and labour movement.


  • The duo's masterful way of combining one song with another is better described as "layering," and is almost a form of recomposition, taking bits and pieces of various tunes and assembling something that is just about entirely new.

    From Melodies to Medleys

  • The annual recomposition is a big event for index funds looking to track the basket of small-cap stocks, which are compelled to buy shares of companies entering the index and unload any that exit.

    LinkedIn, GM Headline List of Russell 1000 Inductees

  • And I once argued that it was that process, the process of recomposition, that was why software engineering was so human-centered, it was the need to be able to put things together that drove a significant number of the collaborations required to keep all the individually separated parts in alignment so that they would fit back together again.

    Revisiting Visions « Beki's Blog (there's an original name)

  • Thus slang is in constant process of decomposition and recomposition; an obscure and rapid work which never pauses.

    Les Miserables

  • Webster Younce, a senior editor at Houghton Mifflin, says Christopher's version was "brought together from various drafts and forays"; another Tolkien son, Adam, has described this book as "a recomposition of published texts and other 'pieces' that weren't published previously."

    Culture: Back From the Dead

  • And now this surprise reprieve will in fact open the gates for thorough recomposition.

    French Legislative elections: snatching defeat from the jaws of victory


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