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Word: component

Definition: element; ingredient


Sentences Containing 'component'

Through their leaves plants absorb it from the atmosphere, and by a wonderful process break it up into its component parts, oxygen and carbon.
The acid component of the grease partially neutralizes the base, and a new substance is formed, namely, soap.
In the price of commodities, therefore, the profits of stock constitute a component part altogether different from the wages of labour, and regulated by quite different principles.
This portion, or, what comes to the same thing, the price of this portion, constitutes the rent of land, and in the price of the greater part of commodities, makes a third component part.
It is the price which affords nothing to the landlord, of which rent makes not any component part, but which resolves itself altogether into wages and profit.
As the component parts of quantity and number are entirely similar, their relations become intricate and involved; and nothing can be more curious, as well as useful, than to trace, by a variety of mediums, their equality or inequality, through their different appearances.

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