Compound vs Herapathite - What's the difference?

compound | herapathite |


As nouns the difference between compound and herapathite

is that compound is an enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined or compound can be anything made by combining several things while herapathite is iodoquinine]] sulfate, a chemical compound whose crystals are dichroic and thus can be used for [[polarize|polarizing light.

As an adjective compound

is composed of elements; not simple.

As a verb compound

is to form (a resulting mixture) by combining different elements, ingredients, or parts.

compound

Etymology 1

Possibly from (etyl) kampong, .

Noun

(en noun)
  • an enclosure within which workers, prisoners, or soldiers are confined
  • a group of buildings situated close together, e.g. for a school or block of offices
  • Synonyms
    * gaol/jail, pen, pound, prison

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) compounen, from (etyl) componre, .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • composed of elements; not simple
  • a compound word
  • * I. Watts
  • Compound substances are made up of two or more simple substances.
  • (music) An octave higher than originally (i.e. a compound major second is equivalent to a major ninth).
  • Synonyms
    * (composed of elements) composite
    Antonyms
    * (composed of elements) simple
    Derived terms
    * compound chocolate * compound interest

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything made by combining several things.
  • (chemistry, dated) A substance made from any combination elements.
  • (chemistry) A substance formed by chemical union of two or more ingredients in definite proportions by weight.
  • (linguistics) A lexeme that consists of more than one stem; compound word; for example (laptop), formed from (lap) and (top).
  • Synonyms
    * (anything made by combining several things) amalgam, blend, combination, composite, mix, mixture * (word) compound word
    Hyponyms
    * (word) closed compound * (word) hyphenated compound * (word) open compound

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To form (a resulting mixture) by combining different elements, ingredients, or parts.
  • to compound a medicine
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • incapacitating him from successfully compounding a tale of this sort
  • To assemble (ingredients) into a whole; to combine, mix, or unite.
  • * Addison
  • We have the power of altering and compounding those images into all the varieties of picture.
  • To modify or change by combination with some other thing or part; to mingle with something else.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Only compound me with forgotten dust.
  • (legal) To settle by agreeing on less than the claim, or on different terms than those stipulated.
  • to compound a debt
  • To settle amicably; to adjust by agreement; to compromise.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I pray, my lords, let me compound this strife.
  • To come to terms of agreement; to agree; to settle by a compromise; usually followed by with'' before the person participating, and ''for before the thing compounded or the consideration.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Here's a fellow will help you to-morrow; compound with him by the year.
  • * Clarendon
  • They were at last glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower.
  • * R. Carew
  • Cornwall compounded to furnish ten oxen after Michaelmas for thirty pounds.
  • * Hudibras
  • Compound for sins they are inclined to / By damning those they have no mind to.
  • (obsolete) To compose; to constitute.
  • * Shakespeare
  • his pomp and all what state compounds
  • To worsen a situation or thing state
  • * New Family Structure Study
  • This problem is compounded when these studies compare data from the small convenience samples of gay parenting with data on heterosexual parenting
    Synonyms
    * (to come to terms of agreement) agree * (to put together) assemble, blend, combine, join, join together, mix, put together, unite * (to add to) augment, increase * settle
    Derived terms
    * compoundable

    References

    herapathite

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun) (wikipedia herapathite)
  • Iodoquinine]] sulfate, a chemical compound whose crystals are dichroic and thus can be used for [[polarize, polarizing light.