What is component?

  • (noun): An abstract part of something.
    Example: "Jealousy was a component of his character"
    Synonyms: constituent, element, factor, ingredient
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on component, components:

Component - Mathematical Terms
... Component (group theory), a quasisimple subnormal subgroup Connected component (graph theory), a maximal connected subgraph Connected component (topology) in topology, a maximal connected subspace of a ...
Apache Tapestry
... Apache Tapestry is an open-source component-oriented Java web application framework to implement applications in accordance with the model–view–controller (MVC ... to web development, by having strong binding between user interface components (objects) on the web page and their corresponding Java classes ... This component-based architecture borrows many ideas from WebObjects ...
Ebomb - Characteristics of Nuclear EMP - E3
... The E3 component is very different from the other two major components of nuclear EMP ... The E3 component of the pulse is a very slow pulse, lasting tens to hundreds of seconds, that is caused by the nuclear detonation heaving the Earth's magnetic field out of the way ... The E3 component has similarities to a geomagnetic storm caused by a very severe solar flare ...
IP-XACT
... that defines and describes electronic components and their designs ... The goals of the standard are to ensure delivery of compatible component descriptions from multiple component vendors, to enable exchanging complex component ...
Ebomb - Characteristics of Nuclear EMP - E2
... The E2 component is generated by scattered gamma rays and inelastic gammas produced by weapon neutrons ... This E2 component is an "intermediate time" pulse that, by the IEC definition, lasts from about 1 microsecond to 1 second after the beginning of the electromagnetic pulse ... The E2 component of the pulse has many similarities to the electromagnetic pulses produced by lightning, although the electromagnetic pulse induced by a nearby lightning ...

More definitions of "component":

  • (noun): Something determined in relation to something that includes it.
    Example: "The smaller component is hard to reach"
    Synonyms: part, portion, component part
  • (noun): An artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system.
    Example: "A component or constituent element of a system"
    Synonyms: constituent, element

Famous quotes containing the word component:

    ... no one knows anything about a strike until he has seen it break down into its component parts of human beings.
    Mary Heaton Vorse (1874–1966)