verb (used with or without object), noun, Archaic.
[kawnt rahn-dy] /kɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdü/ noun, plural comptes rendus [kawnt rahn-dy] /kɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdü/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a report of a transaction or proceedings. /kɔ̃t rɑ̃dy/ noun (pl) comptes rendus (kɔ̃t rɑ̃dy) 1. a short review or notice, esp of a book 2. a statement of account
noun, Printing. 1. a portable, adjustable, usually metal tray that the compositor holds in one hand while placing in it type gathered with the other hand. noun 1. (printing) a metal holder of adjustable width in which a compositor sets a line of type at a time by hand; now rarely used
noun 1. a room in which compositors work in a printing establishment. noun 1. the room in a printing establishment in which type is set
[kuh m-poh-zer] /kəmˈpoʊ zər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a person who writes music. 3. an author. /kəmˈpəʊzə/ noun 1. a person who composes music 2. a person or machine that composes anything, esp type for printing n. “one who writes and arranges music,” 1590s, agent noun from compose. Used in […]