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Definitions for compilation
ˌkɒm pəˈleɪ ʃəncom·pi·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compilation, digestnoun

    something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)

  2. compilation, compilingnoun

    the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list)

    "the job of compiling the inventory took several hours"

Wiktionary

  1. compilationnoun

    The act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources.

    Etymology: from stem of compilatio

  2. compilationnoun

    That which is compiled; especially, a book or document composed of materials gathering from other books or documents.

    Etymology: from stem of compilatio

  3. compilationnoun

    Translation of source code into object code by a compiler.

    Etymology: from stem of compilatio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compilationnoun

    the act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources

    Etymology: [L. compilatio: cf. F. compilation.]

  2. Compilationnoun

    that which is compiled; especially, a book or document composed of materials gathering from other books or documents

    Etymology: [L. compilatio: cf. F. compilation.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compilation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compilation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of compilation in a Sentence

  1. Rob Eagles:

    One of the important things we would like to see on a registry as well is the compilation of data which would include incident and accident reporting.

  2. Linda Stone:

    The recording appears to be a compilation of audio clips, many of which involve private conversations between two adults with no other persons/children present. The recording contains regretful conversations between these adults.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It is aptly said FACEBOOK for it being used only as a BOOK by most people for the compilation of own photo to show their true FACE only.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    This action is long overdue and follows an inexplicable series of events in which the White House played a role in selectively and surreptitiously providing the documents to our Chairman (Nunes), the White House has yet to explain why it attempted to conceal its role in the compilation of these materials. The White House is not a whistleblower and nothing that I was shown justifies such duplicitous conduct.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Guess what bridges and covers up the gap or vacuum between the past and the present heroes or events? It is just compilation, documentation and publication of both the past and the present events, quotes, articles, writings, speeches, words, undertakings and stuffs like that. Thus, never ever hesitate nor fail to record, document, compile and publish all the positive and impactful things that you yourself or others have written already. Listen up, you ought to do just that if not for any other reason, at least for the sake and use of the posterity ahead of you. Therefore, dare to do just that. For, you yourself and the posterity ahead will be glad that you did someday. -Emeasoba George

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    lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    • A. match
    • B. purse
    • C. relocation
    • D. permutation

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