composite materials [(kuhm-poz-it)]
Materials, generally strong and lightweight, in which fibers of more than one sort of material are bonded together chemically. These types of materials were developed in the laboratory and derive their strength from the combination of materials rather than from the interlocking of a uniform set of atoms.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a number that is a multiple of at least two numbers other than itself and 1. noun 1. a positive integer that can be factorized into two or more other positive integers Compare prime number composite number (kəm-pŏz’ĭt) An integer that can be divided by at least one other integer besides itself […]
noun 1. a photograph characterized by overlapping or juxtaposed images resulting from a multiple exposure or the combining of negatives (composite print) noun 1. a photograph formed by superimposing two or more separate photographs
- Composite particle
composite particle A subatomic particle that is composed of two or more elementary particles. The protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom are composite particles, as they are composed of quarks; electrons orbiting the nucleus are not composite particles. See also elementary particle, subatomic particle.
noun 1. Movies. a positive print having the picture and soundtrack placed side by side on the same strand of film after all postproduction work on picture and sound has been completed. 2. Photography. See under . noun 1. a photograph characterized by overlapping or juxtaposed images resulting from a multiple exposure or the combining […]