1. compensation the act of making amends for service, loss, or injury
  2. workmen's compensation compensation for death or injury suffered by a worker in the course of his employment
  3. dramatic composition a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
  4. unemployment compensation payment by a United States agency to unemployed people
  5. overcompensation excessive compensation
  6. double decomposition a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)
  7. decomposition the organic phenomenon of rotting
  8. demand for explanation a challenge to defend what someone has said
  9. data communication electronic transmission of information that has been encoded digitally (as for storage and processing by computers)
  10. somatic sensation the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations
  11. dining companion someone you dine with
  12. condensation process of changing from a gas to a liquid or solid state
  13. desynchronisation the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times
  14. composition the way in which someone or something is put together
  15. demagnetisation the process of removing magnetization
  16. demonetisation ending something as no longer the legal tender of a country
  17. dispensation the act of giving out in portions
  18. demand-pull inflation inflation caused by an increase in demand or in the supply of money
  19. demonetization ending something as no longer the legal tender of a country
  20. demagnetization the process of removing magnetization