1. compound sentence a sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses
  2. component part something determined in relation to something that includes it
  3. imminent close in time; about to occur
  4. compound interest interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest
  5. computer accessory an accessory for a computer
  6. condescension showing arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
  7. community center a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities
  8. companionableness suitability to be a companion
  9. compound number a quantity expressed in two different units
  10. compensation the act of making amends for service, loss, or injury
  11. component one of the individual parts making up a larger entity
  12. compound lens a lens system consisting of two or more lenses on the same axis
  13. composite number an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one
  14. exponential expression a mathematical expression consisting of a constant (especially e) raised to some power
  15. complacency the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself
  16. Scomberesox saurus slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters
  17. recombinant human insulin a form of insulin (trade name Humulin) made from recombinant DNA that is identical to human insulin; used to treat diabetics who are allergic to preparations made from beef or pork insulin
  18. compositeness the property of being a composite number
  19. exponential series a series derived from the expansion of an exponential expression
  20. competent properly or sufficiently qualified, capable, or efficient