(functioning as sing) a structure or framework
[kawn-pa-nyee] /kɔ̃ paˈnyi/ noun, plural compagnies [kawn-pa-nyee] /kɔ̃ paˈnyi/ (Show IPA). French. 1. .
[kuh m-pan-der] /kəmˈpæn dər/ noun, Electronics. 1. (in a communications path) a combination of a compressor at one point and an expander at another, the compressor reducing the volume of a signal and the expander restoring it. /kəmˈpændə/ noun 1. a system for improving the signal-to-noise ratio of a signal at a transmitter or recorder […]
[kuh m-pan-ding] /kəmˈpæn dɪŋ/ noun 1. a process in which the dynamic range of a signal is reduced for recording purposes and then expanded to its original value for reproduction or playback.
[kom-puh n-yair-oh; Spanish kawm-pah-nye-raw] /ˌkɒm pənˈyɛər oʊ; Spanish ˌkɔm pɑˈnyɛ rɔ/ noun, plural compañeros [kom-puh n-yair-ohz; Spanish kawm-pah-nye-raws] /ˌkɒm pənˈyɛər oʊz; Spanish ˌkɔm pɑˈnyɛ rɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. (in the southwestern U.S.) a male companion or partner. 2. (in Latin America) a male worker, coworker, or comrade.