[kom-pound-kom-pleks] /ˈkɒm paʊndˈkɒm plɛks/
a sentence having two or more coordinate independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses, as The lightning flashed (independent clause) and the rain fell (independent clause) as he entered the house (dependent clause).
- Compound dislocation
compound dislocation n. See open dislocation.
- Compound document architecture
file format (CDA) DEC’s set of standards for compound document creation, storage, retrieval, interchange and manipulation. (1996-11-03)
noun 1. an arthropod eye subdivided into many individual, light-receptive elements, each including a lens, a transmitting apparatus, and retinal cells. noun 1. the convex eye of insects and some crustaceans, consisting of numerous separate light-sensitive units (ommatidia) See also ocellus compound eye An eye consisting of hundreds or thousands of tiny light-sensitive parts (called […]
- Compound fault
noun 1. (geology) a series of closely spaced faults
- Compound flap
compound flap n. See composite flap.