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be comprised of

To be made up of (something). To consist of (something). Your grade is comprised of several factors, such as homework, projects, and test scores.
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comprised of (something)

Made up of (something); consisting of (something). Your grade is comprised of several factors, such as homework, projects, and test scores. This paint is actually comprised of several natural ingredients.
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comprised of someone or something

made up of someone or something. (The use of of after comprise is regarded as bad grammar by some.) The committee was comprised of representatives from all areas. The dessert was comprised of a number of different delicious substances.
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At the governorates level, Governorate of Muscat and Governorate of North Al Batinah registered the highest number of births, comprising 42.
The Governorate of North Al Batinah recorded the highest number of the death cases, comprising 23.
Similarly the appeals pending in the appellate tribunal comprising Justice Nasir Saeed Sheikh and Justice Shahid Waheed had been transferred to appellate tribunal comprising Justice Rauf Ahmed Sheikh and Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh.
The transaction also includes four properties in the Stockholm area: the Storsatra block in Satra, with 32,000 square meters of offices, shop, storage and production premises; Prastgardsangen, in Alvsjo, comprising 6,300 square meters of offices, shops and storage space; the Singeln block, in Vinsta, with approximately 5,300 square meters of office and storage space.
The total market in Europe increased by 9% during the year, comprising 276,700 vehicles (254,700).
It is comprised of at least one cleansing phase stripe comprising a surfactant an electrolyte comprising an anion selected from the group consisting of phosphate, chloride, sulfate, citrate and mixtures thereof, a cation selected from the group consisting of sodium, ammonium, potassium, magnesium and mixtures thereof, water and a density modifier comprising a low density microsphere; and at least one benefit phase stripe comprising a hydrophobic skin benefit agent.
Key statement: The invention concerns a method for preparing a lubricating composition, characterized in that it comprises mixing two previously prepared oil-in-water emulsions (A) and (B): the prior emulsion (A) comprises: (a) at least a non-reactive linear polyorganosiloxane oil comprising per molecule at least 2% in number of organic substituents bound to the silicon atoms which are aryl, alkylarylene and/or arylenealkyl radicals; (b) at least a polyorganosiloxane resin bearing hydroxyl groups and comprising at least two different siloxyl units selected among those formula ([R.
PPG Industries has obtained a patent for a thermosetting protective and/or decorative coating composition comprised of a co-reactable solid, particulate mixture of (a) a film-forming material comprising a copolymer containing functional groups; and (b) a crosslinking agent having at least two functional groups that are reactive with the functional groups in the copolymer in (a), wherein (a) comprises from 20% to 95% weight and (b) comprises at least 5% to 80% weight of the combined weights of (a) and (b) and, wherein, when the composition is applied and cured as a coating, it forms a bicontinuous morphology where (a) and (b) form separate phases.
The Wal-Mart store, comprising 129,121 square feet, was built in 2001; Canadian Tire, comprising 106,331 square feet, was built in 1996; and Sears, comprising 135,258 square feet on two levels, was built in 2001.
8,974,430 B2 Absorbent Article Comprising an Activated Region: Gary Dean Lavon, Liberty Township, OH; Thomas Henrich, Montgomery, OH; Luke Nogales, West Chester, OH; Kevin Michael Smith, Cincinnati, OH; and John Strube, Okeana, OH.
It is comprised of a cleansing phase that contains a density modifier, an electrolyte, and a structured surfactant component that provides a total lather volume of at 'east about 600ml, the structured surfactant component comprising at least one surfactant; and, benefit phase that is substantially free of surfactants and substantially anhydrous.
BASF Coatings AG has been granted a patent for a method for making an aqueous coating material that is comprised of forming a water-dispersible binder component that contains groups comprising urethane groups and blocked isocyanate groups.
An elastomeric sealing barrier, comprising a resilient main body, said entire main body having a generally cylindrical shape, a pharmaceutically inert member which forms at least a portion of a surface of said barrier, a cavity formed in the main body for receiving and retaining the entire inert member within the main body, and interlock means for mechanically securing the inert member within the cavity.
Second round financings led the way, comprising 43% of the deals, with both first and third rounds accounting for 21%.
Skill-man, NJ, has patented compositions comprising an ultraviolet radiation-absorbing polymer.