1. compound interest interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest
  2. compound sentence a sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses
  3. contrast the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
  4. simple interest interest paid on the principal alone
  5. compound number a quantity expressed in two different units
  6. community of interests agreement as to goals
  7. component part something determined in relation to something that includes it
  8. competent properly or sufficiently qualified, capable, or efficient
  9. computer address (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
  10. compounding the act of combining things to form a new whole
  11. compound lever a pair of levers hinged at the fulcrum
  12. controlling interest ownership of more than 50% of a corporation's voting shares
  13. compound lens a lens system consisting of two or more lenses on the same axis
  14. compositeness the property of being a composite number
  15. compound fracture bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound
  16. component one of the individual parts making up a larger entity
  17. vested interest (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
  18. compound microscope light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece
  19. compounded combined into or constituting a chemical compound
  20. compensate make amends for