Definition of Combinations

1. Noun. (plural of combination) ¹

2. Noun. A type of cotton underwear for men, being a combination of a vest and trousers ¹

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Definition of Combinations

1. combination [n] - See also: combination

Lexicographical Neighbors of Combinations

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combinations (current term)
combinatorial chemistry
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Literary usage of Combinations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Algebra: An Elementary Text-book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1893)
"To find the number of r-combinations of p + q letters p of which are alike. 1st. With the q unlike letters we can form 7Cr r-combinations. 2nd. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"A list of several incidental scattered new combinations made in the Cyclopedia itself is ... These are such combinations as the authors designed to make. ..."

3. The Trust Problem by Jeremiah Whipple Jenks, Walter Ernest Clark (1917)
"CHAPTER XH INDUSTRIAL combinations IN EUROPE THE study of industrial combinations under the differing conditions in Europe serves to confirm to a material ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"For both combinations and single colors, the occurrence of associated ideas ... With the color combinations, where changes due to association were classed ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1897)
"Hence, the proposition is that the combinations of whole numbers are more multitudinous than the whole numbers, that the combinations of combinations of ..."

6. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"Wellington's combinations described—Foolish arrangements of the English ministers ... WHILE the various military combinations, described in the foregoing ..."

7. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"Sometimes inherited variations are due to new combinations of ancestral characters, sometimes they are actually new characters not present so far as known ..."

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