What does compilation mean?

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.

  2. compilationnoun

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

  3. compilationnoun

    Translation of source code into object code by a compiler.

  4. Etymology: from stem of compilatio

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Compilationnoun

    Etymology: from compilo, Latin.

    There is in it a small vein filled with spar, probably since the time of the compilation of the mass. John Woodward, on Fossils.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compilationnoun

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

  2. Compilationnoun

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

  3. 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. Jim Acosta:

    You and I both know, that compilation right there … that would be enough to put anybody out of a job.

  3. Joe Rogan:

    I used to say it if [ I was talking about ] a Richard Pryor bit or something, I would say it in context, somebody made a compilation of every time I said that word over 14 years, and they put it on YouTube, and it turned out that was racist as f ---. Even to me ! I ’m me, and I ’m watching it saying, ‘ Stop saying it ! ’ I put my cursor over the video, and I ’m like, ‘ Four more minutes ?! ’.

  4. Jim Acosta:

    You and I both know that compilation right there, which he has admitted to … that would be enough to put anybody out of a job.

  5. Joe Rogan:

    I used to say it if [ I was talking about ] a Richard Pryor bit or something, I would say it in context, somebody made a compilation of every time I said that word over 14 years and they put it on YouTube, and it turned out that was racist as f ---. Even to me ! I ’m me and I ’m watching it saying, ‘ Stop saying it ! ’ I put my cursor over the video and I ’m like, ‘ Four more minutes ?! ’.

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