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  • v. Present participle of compound.
  • n. An accumulation of compound interest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the act of combining things.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of combining things to form a new whole

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Examples

  • Milloy doesn't even seem to be aware that what he calls compounding problems is an opportunity for synergy - learning more about developmental regulation can help us solve problems in cancer, and learning more about the de - and re-differentiation of cancer cells can help us better understand how to switch developmental fates.

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  • More if you are older, sorry, compounding is amazing, but you need to start early for the greatest effect.

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  • In the title above is a link to another Boston Globe article today reporting on the decision by US District Judge Robert Junell (5th Circuit, W.D. Texas) on the case between the FDA and several compounding pharmacists over whether the FDA has jurisdiction to regulate the specialty drugs created in compounding pharmacies as a new medicine.

    Update on Compounding Pharmacies

  • "The power of compounding is a magical, wonderful thing," Franklin says.

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  • Part of the power of Miss Montgomery – and the largest part – is due to her skill in compounding humor and pathos.

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  • And now, while our hostess of this evening busied herself in compounding these sweet mysteries, the old man related to us the following love passage of his earlier days, which I shall give in my own language, although his original expressions rendered it infinitely more interesting.

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  • PAC plans also deliver the benefit of long-term compounding.

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  • While this concept is valid, investors should not rush in blindly and purchase any type of asset for long-term compounding of their wealth.

  • The smell of thy ointment is better than all spices, such as the queen of Sheba presented to Solomon, camel-loads of them (1 Kings x. 2), or, rather, than all the spices that were used in compounding the holy incense which was burned daily on the golden altar.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • According to Darius McDermott, managing director of Chelsea Financial Services, UK Equity Income is always popular with his clients who believe in the long-term compounding effect of dividends.

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