compendium

  • 1 compendium — [ kɔ̃pɛ̃djɔm ] n. m. • 1584; lat. compendium « abréviation » ♦ Didact. Abrégé. ⇒ condensé, résumé. Fig. « La médecine étant un compendium des erreurs successives et contradictoires des médecins » (Proust). ● compendium nom masculin (latin… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 compendium — COMPÉNDIUM s.n. v. compendiu. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  compéndium (tehn.) s. n. (sil. di um), pl. compéndiumuri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  COMPÉNDIUM s.n …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Compendium — Com*pen di*um, n.; pl. E. {Compendiums}, L. {Compendia}. [L. compendium that which is weighed, saved, or shortened, a short way, fr. compendere to weigh; com + pendere to weigh. See {Pension}, and cf. {Compend}.] A brief compilation or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 COMPENDIUM — a Romanis, aut crte a Gallis, qui ipsi Romani dicti, conditum, vel quod erat ad Axonae et Isatae conffluentem et quasi compendium positum; vel quod per compendium, urbes et castra ripae Suminae petentibus occurrebat, sic dictum: Sub Chlodovaei M …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 5 compendium — compendium, syllabus, digest, pandect, survey, sketch, précis, aperçu are comparable when they mean a treatment of a subject or of a topic in brief compass. A compendium gathers in brief, orderly, and intelligible form, sometimes outlined, the… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 compendium — COMPENDIUM. s. m. (Pron. Compéndiome. ) Mot emprunté du Latin, qui signifie Abrégé. Le compendium de la Philosophie …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 7 compendium — 1580s, from L. compendium a shortening, saving, lit. that which is weighed together, from L. compendere to weigh together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + pendere to weigh (see PENDANT (Cf. pendant)). Borrowed earlier as compen …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Compendĭum [1] — Compendĭum (lat.), 1) Ersparung, Abkürzung; 2) (Cabalium liber), im Mittelalter ein Buch, in dem jedes einzelnen Bürgers Vermögen kurz u. im Allgemeinen angegeben war; 3) systematische Aufstellung der wichtigsten Begriffe u. Sätze einer… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Compendĭum [2] — Compendĭum (a. Geogr.), so v. w. Compiegne …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Compendium — Compendium, wörtlich Abkürzung oder Ersparung. Gewöhnlich eine Sammlung, worin die Lehrsätze und Hauptmarimen einer Wissenschaft kurz und bündig zusammengefaßt sind. Commentar ist das Entgegengesetzte, denn hier werden alle Principien ausführlich …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 11 Compendium — (lat. Ersparung), Handbuch oder Leitfaden, in welchem nur die wesentlichen Punkte einer Wissenschaft abgehandelt sind. Compendiarisch, eine so angelegte Behandlung einer Wissenschaft; compendiös, kurz gefaßt und in gedrängter, scharftreffender… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 12 compendium — I noun abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, breviary, brief, capsule, compend, concise treatment, condensation, conspectus, contraction, digest, epitoma, epitome, essence, extract, outline, pandect, precis, recapitulation, review, summary, survey …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 compendium — has plurals compendiums (preferred) and compendia …

    Modern English usage

  • 14 compendium — [n] abridgment abstract, aperçu, brief, conspectus, digest, epitome, essence, guide, handbook, manual, overview, pandect, précis, sketch, summary, survey, syllabus, sylloge; concept 283 …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 compendium — ► NOUN (pl. compendiums or compendia) 1) a collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject. 2) a collection of similar items. ORIGIN Latin, profit, saving (literally what is weighed together ), from compendere weigh… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 compendium — [kəm pen′dē əm] n. pl. compendiums or compendia [kəm′pen′dēə] [L, a weighing together, abridgment < compendere, to weigh together < com , together + pendere, to weigh] a summary or abstract containing the essential information in a brief… …

    English World dictionary

  • 17 Compendium — Un compendium est typiquement un abrégé ou un condensé, sous la forme d une compilation, d un corpus de connaissances. Dans la plupart des cas, le compendium concerne un domaine de connaissance limité et spécifié ( par ex. un compendium de… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 Compendium — For the computer program, see Compendium (software). A compendium is a concise, yet comprehensive compilation of a body of knowledge. A compendium may summarize a larger work. In most cases the body of knowledge will concern some delimited field… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Compendium — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Compendium >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 compend compend compendium Sgm: N 1 abstract abstract precis epitome multum in parvo analysis pandect digest sum and substance brief abridgment …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 compendium — UK [kəmˈpendɪəm] / US noun [countable] Word forms compendium : singular compendium plural compendiums 1) formal a detailed collection of information on a particular subject, especially in a short book a compendium of herbal medicine 2) British a… …

    English dictionary


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