compound joint n.
A joint composed of three or more skeletal elements.
- Compound key
database (Or “multi-part key”, “concatenated key”) A key which consists of more than one attribute of the body of information (e.g. database “record”) it identifies. (1997-04-26)
noun 1. a leaf composed of a number of leaflets on a common stalk, arranged either palmately, as the fingers of a hand, or pinnately, as the leaflets of a fern; the leaflets themselves may be compound. noun 1. a leaf consisting of two or more leaflets borne on the same leafstalk compound leaf A […]
noun 1. an optical system consisting of two or more lenses having the same axis. noun 1. a lens consisting of more than one component lens compound lens See lens.
noun 1. a magnet consisting of two or more separate magnets placed together with like poles pointing in the same direction.