The word compound is a noun. Compound means (1) an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient), (2) a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts, (3) (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight.
Compound is also a verb that means (1) put or add together, (2) make more intense, stronger, or more marked, (3) combine so as to form a whole; mix, (4) create by mixing or combining, (5) calculate principal and interest.
Compound is also an adjective that means (1) of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes.
Compound is also an adjective that means (1) composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony, (2) consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word compound.
Visit this compound plastics manufacturer directory for information about compound plastic manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The photo on this page shows a scattering of red thermoplastic pellets.
This drywall contractor page comprises information about drywall contracting careers in the United States of America plus a photo of a drywall finisher applying drywall compound on a ceiling.
Browse this cleaning compounds and supplies retailer directory to find cleaning compound and supplies retailers in the United States. The photo on this web page depicts miscellaneous cleaning products in a blue pail.
The following articles provide recent compound-related news.