[kom-buh-ney-shuh n] /ˌkɒm bəˈneɪ ʃən/
the act of combining or the state of being combined.
a number of things combined:
a combination of ideas.
something formed by combining:
A chord is a combination of notes.
an alliance of persons or parties:
a combination in restraint of trade.
the set or series of numbers or letters used in setting the mechanism of a combination lock.
the parts of the mechanism operated by this.
Often, combinations. a suit of underwear in one piece.
(Brit) a one-piece woollen undergarment with long sleeves and legs Often shortened to combs, coms US and Canadian term union suit
the act of combining or state of being combined
a union of separate parts, qualities, etc
an alliance of people or parties; group having a common purpose
(Brit) a motorcycle with a sidecar attached
the chemical reaction of two or more compounds, usually to form one other compound
(chess) a tactical manoeuvre involving a sequence of moves and more than one piece
late 14c., combinacyoun, from Old French combination (14c., Modern French combinaison), from Late Latin combinationem (nominative combinatio) “a joining two by two,” noun of action from past participle stem of combinare (see combine (v.)).
noun 1. a shot in pool in which the cue ball strikes at least one object ball before contact is made with the ball to be pocketed.
noun 1. an adjustable device for carpenters, used as a try square, miter square, level, etc.
- Combination tone
noun 1. another term for resultant tone
- Combination therapy
noun See triple-drug therapy combination therapy n. Method of treating disease through the simultaneous use of a variety of drugs to eliminate or control the biochemical cause of the disease.