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be compos mentis

To be sane or mentally competent. "Compos mentis" is Latin for "of sound mind." I doubt that Travis was compos mentis when he committed that crime.
See also: compo, mentis

non compos (mentis)

Not sane or mentally competent. The phrase is Latin for "not of sound mind." Based on the orders he's been giving lately, many believe him to be non compos. The judge ruled that she had been non compos mentis at the time, and thus could not be held legally liable.
See also: compo, non

non compos poopoo

slang Extremely drunk. A faux Latinism probably modeled on the real Latin phrase "non compos mentis," meaning not sane or mentally competent. There's no way I'm letting you drive home when you're this non compos poopoo.
See also: compo, non, poopoo

be ˌcompos ˈmentis

(from Latin, formal or humorous) having full control of your mind: Are you sure she was fully compos mentis when she said that?
See also: compo, mentis

non compos

(ˈnɑn ˈkɑmpos)
1. mod. out of one’s mind; non compos mentis. She is strictly non compos!
2. and non compos poopoo mod. alcohol intoxicated. That gal isn’t just drunk. She’s non compos poopoo.
See also: compo, non

non compos poopoo

See also: compo, non, poopoo
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The amount of strontium release from the COMPO 2 and COMPO 6 was significantly different though both compositions contain the same mol% of strontium oxide; COMPO 2 with both fluoride and strontium re- lease is almost double compared to the COMPO 6.
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Sentencing him at Newcastle Crown Court, Judge Michael Cartlidge said: "When asked about it the girl said he put her hand on a radiator because he was annoyed she called him Compo, who is a character from the well-known TV series Last of The Summer Wine and is a somewhat dishevelled gentleman.
Country: Germany, Sector: ChemicalsTarget: K+S's Compo garden fertilisers unit Buyer: Triton Beteiligungsberatung GmbHVendor: K+S AGDeal size in USD: 281.
Brian Wilde, who played pompous ex-army corporal Foggy Dewhirst and led his pals Clegg and Compo in various hare-brained adventures, died in March, aged 80.
I'm all for her trading up but Compo can't be worth pounds 5m.
Tom Owen - son of Bill Owen who played Compo in the BBC series - will be staging a one-man show at Solihull Arts Complex.
THE grey Compo has a bit of a following on both sides of the Irish Sea, having won over hurdles at Sedgefield and Naas already this winter, and he looked all set to land a handicap chase at Naas yesterday, creeping into contention and jumping past front-runner Giolla An Bhaird at the last fence.
The PA0 Macc Compo Machine applies and embosses a composition wood material onto lineal moulding to achieve a hand carved appearance.
The Association of PVO Financial Managers has signed a 1,044 s/f lease at 19 Compo Road South in Westport, Conn.
THE death of Last Of The Summer Wine rogue Compo persuaded Kathy Staff the time had come to hang up her famous wrinkled stockings and pinny and call it a day.
Nora Batty will be horrified - loveable rogue Compo has been enjoying a secret relationship with a woman he visited weekly for years, Last Of The Summer Wine fans are to learn.
Some spongers are making a living out of illegitimate claims and with [euro]15,000 as the average compo, is anyone really surprised?