• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Decomposite Anything decompounded. "Decomposites of three metals or more."
    • Decomposite Compounded more than once; compounded with things already composite.
    • Decomposite (Bot) See Decompound a., 2.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The decomposition point of Olive Oil is 220 degrees Celsius
    • decomposite Compounded a second time; compounded with things already composite.
    • decomposite In botany, same as decompound.
    • n decomposite Anything compounded of composite things.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: It is estimated that a plastic container can resist decomposition for as long as 50,000 years.
    • adj Decomposite dē-kom-poz′it or de-kom′- compound a second time or more than once.
    • ***


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. de-,intens.) + composite,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. de, and composite.


In literature:

Decomposition in sewage, 209.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Organic matter in a state of decomposition attacks the lead grids readily.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
A chemical decomposition need not be feared.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
Upon them is thrown quicklime to promote rapid decomposition.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
The common source of ammonia in such cases is from decomposition of the urea in fermenting urine.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
One of the grand objections against animal food, of almost all sorts, is, that it tends with such comparative rapidity to decomposition.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
The theory of the decomposition of the elements is closely bound up with the meteoritic theory.
"A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
The action of light is to bring about or to assist in the decomposition of the pigment.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
The gases and moisture generated by the decomposition of manures produce this mellow state.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
It is the decomposition of the art, I thought, as I held myself in my seat.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
The value of farm-yard and other animal manures, depends chiefly on the ammonia which they yield on decomposition.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
It is generated, therefore, in the decomposition of the human body.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 3, March, 1852" by Various
Greek democracy, tending to the decomposition of things, led to the Sophists and Sceptics.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
It melts without decomposition, and begins to give off oxygen at about 370 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
The third universal characteristic of these rocks is their decomposition into the purest sand and clay.
"Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)" by John Ruskin
At the same time other substances are produced as decomposition goes on.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
All becoming is simply composition and decomposition.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
Woehler in 1828 accomplished the first synthesis of an organic substance, urea, one of the products of the decomposition of albumin.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
The atmosphere contains a small quantity of carbonic dioxide, and the soil a larger quantity, the result of vegetable decomposition.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes

In news:

Richard Haley's engaging but sometimes erratic show considers decay, death, decomposition and emptiness at Another Year in L.A. Can you trust online hotel reviews.
From AMXs to Roadrunners, they're all here in a random state of decomposition.
Plants that have long ago spent their produce lives are pulled and left laying for winter decomposition as next year's humus.
BPA ands PS oligomer are not found naturally either and therefore must have been created through the decomposition of the plastic.
Saguaro Decomposite by Michael Berman.
Saguaro Decomposite by Michael Berman MichaelBermanSaguaro- decomposite .
Results Show Body Decomposition In Anthony's Trunk.
Police probing Hoffa burial claim say soil testing shows no traces of human decomposition .
Police probing Hoffa 'burial' say soil shows no traces of human decomposition .
Harsh Bhatia, Gregory Norgard, Valerio Pascucci, Peer-Timo Bremer, "Comments on the "Meshless Helmholtz-Hodge Decomposition "," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol 99, no.
Cycles, and the cycle decomposition of a permutation.
Prosecutors say dog's detection of human decomposition points to murder of Bianca Jones.
Richard Haley's engaging but sometimes erratic show considers decay, death, decomposition and emptiness at Another Year in L.A. 'Holes, Voids' is filled with ambition.
Methane gas created from the decomposition of waste is being used to fuel generators that produce electricity.
Police investigating a claim that former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is buried in a suburban Detroit backyard say testing on soil samples shows no traces of human decomposition.

In science:

We shall call the decomposition of Proposition 3.3 the ∂ -decomposition of x and xj the j -part of x setting xj = 0 for ∆(x) − j /∈ ∆R .
Algebraic structures on quasi-primary states in superconformal algebras
The Iwasawa decomposition has an immediate translation in this geometrical framework, and one is led to treat separately the action of each one of the matrices appearing in this decomposition.
Simple trace criterion for classification of multilayers
The decomposition of M into its irreducible components is reflected into the decomposition of B into its connected components.
An algorithm for computing the global basis of an irreducible $U_{q}(sp_{2n})$-module
Obviously our real group also transformed by the same rule as Js , so a typical group element becomes according to the above decomposition, B ∗ A∗ (cid:19) . g = (cid:18) A B Note that each of the blocks are super-operators with standard decompositions, and for each d∗ (cid:19).
Large N limit of SO(N) gauge theory of fermions and bosons
The multiplicities dλµ = [S λ :Dµ ] are the decomposition numbers of H and the matrix (dλµ ) is the decomposition matrix of H .
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
An important consequence of Theorem 5.1 is that the decomposition matrix of H is a submatrix of the decomposition matrix of S (Λ).
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Then the decomposition matrix of H is the submatrix of the decomposition matrix of S (Λ) obtained by deleting those columns indexed by the multipartitions µ such that Dµ = 0.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Dipper and James proved that the decomposition matrix of GLn (q) in non-defining characteristic is completely determined by the decomposition matrix of the qd–Schur algebras, for d ≥ 1.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
One can understand this decomposition as a decomposition of functions on G into matrix elements of irreducible representations.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
Using any decomposition of Ω as the disjoint union of two subsets Ω1 , Ω2 , we can write add t as a product of two categories, and this yields a corresponding decomposition of T = T (Ω1 ) × T (Ω2 ) as a product of two categories.
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras
In the second author’s paper , a certain Peirce decomposition was investigated for the space of a Jordan triple system associated with the given triple system U but not a decomposition of the space of U itself.
A Peirce decomposition for generalized Jordan triple systems of second order
If we label the eigenvalues and require the first non-zero element in each column of ˆU to be positive, then the decomposition is unique (it is frequently referred to as ”Schur decomposition”).
Random Matrices close to Hermitian or unitary: overview of methods and results
The number of partitions in a Cartesian decomposition is called the index. A Cartesian decomposition is said to be non-trivial if it has index at least 2.
Transitive simple subgroups of wreath products in product action
Since DW ⊂ D (0) , we note that the decomposition above is a refinement of the decomposition M = ⊕i∈Z/|σ|ZM (i) .
Module categories of simple current extensions of vertex operator algebras
A decomposition D = N + P satisfying conditions (i) - (iii) of Theorem 2.2 is called a Zariski decomposition of a divisor D .
On Zariski decomposition problem