From Latin compōnēnscompōnent-present participle ofcompōnereto put togethercom-com-pōnereto putapo- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latincompōnēns, present participle of compōnō (“assemble, put together”).
Component Sentence Examples
The funnel varies greatly in size and number of its component cells.
Certainly the labor component of assembling the Mercedes could fall to nearly zero.
Being a component of bronze, it was used as a metal thousands of years prior to the dawn of history; but it does not follow that prehistoric bronzes were made from metallic tin.
I, 2 and 3), used to bolt the head of one of the screws, and the instrument was provided with a slipping piece, giving motion to the micrometer by screws acting on two slides, one in right ascension, the other in declination, so that " either of the, webs can be placed upon either component of a double star with ease and certainty (Mem.
The phase of the resultant effect is by symmetry that of the component which comes from the middle of a.