Definition of Compilation

1. Noun. Something that is compiled (as into a single book or file).

Exact synonyms: Digest
Generic synonyms: Collection, Compendium
Derivative terms: Compile, Compile, Digest, Digest



2. Noun. The act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list). "The job of compiling the inventory took several hours"
Exact synonyms: Compiling
Generic synonyms: Aggregation, Assembling, Collecting, Collection
Derivative terms: Compile, Compile, Compile, Compile

Definition of Compilation

1. n. The act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources.

Definition of Compilation

1. Noun. The act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources. ¹

2. Noun. That which is compiled; especially, a book or document composed of materials gathering from other books or documents. ¹

3. Noun. (uncountable computing) Translation of source code into object code by a compiler. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Compilation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compilation

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competitour
competitours
competitress
competitresses
competitrix
compies
compilability
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compiland
compilands
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compilates
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compilation (current term)
compilations
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compilators
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compilement
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compilers
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compiling program
comping

Literary usage of Compilation

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

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"I have not, however, the least doubt at the outset in overruling so extreme an assertion as this. It is quite clear that any honest compilation or ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"The whole is a worthless compilation, the main part of which is identical with ... The purpose of the entire compilation was correctly stated by Bertholdt ..."

3. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"1740; a very skilful and comprehensive compilation, epitomising the current ... The liberty which Martin allowed himself in the work of compilation may be ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1866)
"... the compilation or chorography of the anonymous Ravennas of the seventh century, whose work was evidently transcribed from a very defective Greek MS. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"The compilation continues to progress satisfactorily, about 200 volumes having been searched through, and over 10000 species having been indexed during the ..."

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