any sugar that when hydrolyzed yields two or more monosaccharides.
noun, Music. 1. metrical time beaten so that three beats are counted as one; time in which each beat is divisible by three. noun 1. See compound1 (sense 16a)
[kom-pound-wound] /ˈkɒm paʊndˈwaʊnd/ adjective, Electricity. 1. noting an electric device in which part of the field circuit is in parallel with the armature circuit and part is in series with it.
[kom-pruh-dawr] /ˌkɒm prəˈdɔr/ noun 1. (formerly in China) a native agent or factotum, as of a foreign business house. /ˌkɒmprəˈdɔː/ noun 1. (formerly in China and some other Asian countries) a native agent of a foreign enterprise
[kom-pri-hend] /ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to understand the nature or meaning of; grasp with the mind; perceive: He did not comprehend the significance of the ambassador’s remark. 2. to take in or embrace; include; comprise: The course will comprehend all facets of Japanese culture. /ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnd/ verb 1. to perceive or understand 2. […]