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Composition in art

In the fine arts, compostion may refer to any of the following: The Bath, a painting by Mary Cassatt (1891-1892). ...

Composition is the plan, placement or arrangement of the elements of art in a work. ... Musical composition is: an original piece of music the structure of a musical piece the process of creating a new piece of music // A musical composition A piece of music exists in the form of a written composition in musical notation or as a single acoustic event (a live performance... MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) composition takes advantage of the MIDI interface to allow musical data files to be shared among various electronic instruments by using a standard list of commands and parameters known as General MIDI (GM). ... Old book bindings at the Merton College library. ... Oratory is the art of eloquent speech. ... Rhetoric (from Greek ρήτωρ, rhêtôr, orator, teacher) is the art or technique of persuasion, usually through the use of language. ... The term Composition, in written language, refers to the process and study of creating written works or pieces of literature. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into theatre. ... An essay is a short work that treats a topic from an authors personal point of view, often taking into account subjective experiences and personal reflections upon them. ... Oratory is the art of eloquent speech. ... The Chinese poem Quatrain on Heavenly Mountain by Emperor Gaozong. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Composition in education

Composition Studies (also referred to as Composition and Rhetoric, College Composition, or simply Composition) is the professional field of writing instruction, especially at the college level in the United States. ...

Composition in law

  • In law, with special reference to Germanic law, see the use of the term composition in the article on early Germanic law; it involved making a payment instead of receiving a punishment. With reference to the modern period, see Ausgleich, also called the Composition of 1867.

See also Wikipedias Law Portal. ... Early Germanic laws of the early middle ages are known as leges barbarorum, we here deal with the principal examples other than Frankish, namely the (1) Leges Wisigothorum, (2) Lex Burgundionum, (3) Pactus Alamannorum and Lex Alamannorum, (4) Lex Bajuvariorum, (5) Lex Saxonum, (6) Lex Frisionum, (7) Lex Angliorum et... The German term Ausgleich (Hungarian kiegyezés) refers to the compromise or composition of February 1867 that established the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary, which was signed by Franz Joseph of Austria and a Hungarian delegation led by Ferenc Deák. ...

Composition in manufacturing

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Fabric may mean: Cloth, a flexible artificial material made up of a network of natural or artificial fibres Fabric (club), a London dance club Fibre Channel fabric, a network of Fibre Channel devices enabled by a Fibre Channel switch using the FC-SW topology This is a disambiguation page, a... Glass can be made transparent and flat, or into other shapes and colours as shown in this ball from the Verrerie of Brehat in Brittany. ... WOOD is a pair of radio stations in Grand Rapids, Michigan owned by Clear Channel on the frequencies of 1300 AM and 105. ... Plastic covers a range of synthetic or semisynthetic polymerization products. ... Fixed Partial Denture, or Bridge The word ceramic is derived from the Greek word κεραμικος (keramikos, potters earth, or pottery). The term covers inorganic non-metallic materials whose formation is due to the action of heat. ...

Composition in the formal sciences

Euclid, a famous Greek mathematician known as the father of geometry, is shown here in detail from The School of Athens by Raphael. ... In mathematics, a composite function, formed by the composition of one function on another, represents the application of the former to the result of the application of the latter to the argument of the composite. ... In mathematics, an operator is a function that performs some sort of operation on a number, variable, or function. ... Partial plot of a function f. ... In logic and mathematics, the composition of relations is the generalization of the composition of functions. ... In mathematics, a finitary relation is defined by one of the formal definitions given below. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In mathematics, a composition of a positive integer n is a way of writing n as a sum of positive integers. ... In mathematics, a partition of a positive integer n is a way of writing n as a sum of positive integers. ... Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... In computer science, composition is a way to combine simple data types into more complex data types. ... In strictly mathematical branches of computer science the term object is used in a purely mathematical sense to refer to any thing. While this interpretation is useful in the discussion of abstract theory, it is not concrete enough to serve as a primitive datatype in the discussion of more concrete... In computer science, a datatype or data type (often simply a type) is a name or label for a set of values and some operations which one can perform on that set of values. ... In computer science, a subroutine (function, procedure, or subprogram) is a sequence of code which performs a specific task, as part of a larger program, and is grouped as one, or more, statement blocks; such code is sometimes collected into software libraries. ...

Composition in the natural sciences


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ArtLex on Composition (201 words)
It is often useful to discuss these in reference to the principles of design, as well as to the relative weight of the composition's parts.
When a composition is limited to a distinct area of a plate or a sheet of paper, it is good practice to note the composition's measurements, as well as the measurements of the plate and of the overall sheet.
The design of a composition should either be pleasing or it should be in some other way expressive.
Atmospheric Composition (911 words)
The composition of the global atmosphere has an influence on climate and the ozone layer, as well as their relation to air quality, all of which have implications for ecosystem vitality and human health.
Human and ecosystem well-being are related to the composition of the Earth's atmosphere.
CCSP seeks to create a research and observation framework for atmospheric composition that provides information on the interactions among changes in the atmosphere, climate, the environment, and human health (see Figure 1) needed for sound policy decisions.
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