Com"pound, n. 1. That which is compounded or formed by the union or mixture of elements ingredients, or parts; a combination of simples; a compound word; the result of composition. Shak.
Rare compound of oddity, frolic, and fun.Goldsmith.
When the word "bishopric" was first made, it was made as a compound.Earle.
(Chem.) A union of two or more ingredients in definite proportions by weight, so combined as to form a distinct substance; as, water is a
compound of oxygen and hydrogen.
Every definite chemical compound always contains the same elements, united in the same proportions by weight, and with the same internal arrangement.
(Chem.). See under Binary. --
(Chem.). See under Carbon.
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