Definition of Component:

  1. Uniquely identifiable input, part, piece, assembly or subassembly, system or subsystem, that (1) is required to complete or finish an activity, item, or job, (2) performs a distinctive and necessary function in the operation of a system, or (3) is intended to be included as a part of a finished, packaged, and labeled item. Components are usually removable in one piece and are considered indivisible for a particular purpose or use. Commonly, items of very small or insignificant cost are not considered components.

  2. Constituting part of a larger whole; constituent.

  3. A part or element of a larger whole, especially a part of a machine or vehicle.

Synonyms of Component

Constituent, Integral, Part, Piece, Bit, Constituent, Element, Ingredient, Actuator, Adjunct, Air, Amplifier, Anode, Appurtenance, Aspect, Atom, Atomic particles, Base, Brute matter, Building block, Capacitator, Cathode, Chemical element, Circumstance, Clock, Constituent, Contents, Contingent, Control relay, Control resistor, Converter, Cross section, Detachment, Detail, Division, Dole, Earth, Effector, Electrode, Element, Elementary, Elementary particle, Elementary unit, Factor, Feature, Feedback amplifier, Filament, Fire, Fixings, Formative, Fraction, Fundamental particle, Generator, Grid, Hyle, Hypostasis, Inductor, Ingredient, Installment, Integral, Integrant, Item, Magnetic relay, Makings, Material, Material world, Materiality, Matter, Meter relay, Modulator, Molecule, Monad, Natural world, Nature, Oscillator, Parcel, Part, Part and parcel, Particular, Percentage, Photocathode, Physical world, Plate, Plenum, Portion, Pressure transducer, Quadrant, Quarter, Quota, Random sample, Reactor, Regenerator, Relay, Reluctance amplifier, Remainder, Resistor, Sample, Sampling, Section, Sector, Segment, Servo amplifier, Share, Specialty, Stuff, Subdivision, Subgroup, Subspecies, Substance, Substratum, The four elements, Thermal timing relay, Transducer, Transmitter, Trigatron, Unit of being, Water

How to use Component in a sentence?

  1. A computer has many component s to make up the whole but the most important part is the Central Processing Unit, or CPU which is where the brains of the machine is.
  2. Stereo components.
  3. Light passed through a prism breaks up into its component colors.
  4. There was an individual component my friend was leaving out of the equation in his analysis that I was quick to point out.
  5. Upon purchasing the small building block toy set, Patsy spread out all the component and made sure each piece was present before beginning to build the toy.

Meaning of Component & Component Definition