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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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This comprises residential general contractors with less than $15 million in yearly receipts and less than $3 million for any given project; commercial general contractors with below $45 million in annual receipts and less than $15 million for any given project.
If the service segment comprises a separate and distinct business (evidenced by a complete and separable set of books and records), it can use the cash method (assuming it otherwise qualifies under the $10 million threshold).
Fats should comprise 20-25% of caloric intake [10-12?% of diet by weight], most of which are unsaturated oils from vegetable-nut-seed sources.
It is comprised of, in any order, the steps of topically applying to an area of the skin in need thereof, at least once daily, a first skin treatment composition comprising, in a physiologically compatible vehicle, an effective amount of a retinoid for a first period of time comprising from 6 to 15 days; topically applying to that skin, at least once daily, a second skin treatment composition that does not include an effective amount of a retinoid for a second period of time comprising from 6 to 15 days, wherein said second skin treatment composition comprises a moisturizer; and repeating steps for a number of times sufficient to reduce the appearance of fine lines and/or wrinkles.
The frame of the locking mechanism comprises a top and bottom cross-beam and lateral connecting columns, which ensure that the head locking forces are contained, i.e., the calender frame only has to take the weight of the equipment.
The composition comprises a fluoride source selected from stannous fluoride, sodium fluoride, potassium fluoride, sodium fluorosilicate, ammonium fluorosilicate, amine fluoride, ammonium fluoride, titanium fluoride, and combinations thereof, and excludes any other fluoride source.
Arexis AB (Molndal, Sweden) has patented an immunogenic complex comprising at a least one glycoside and at least one lipid, integrated into an iscom complex or matrix, and at least one antigen which antigen is integrated into the iscom complex or coupled on to or mixed with the iscom complex or iscom matrix complex, characterized in that it also comprises at least one enzyme.
The purifying device comprises at least one condenser that is arranged to separate relatively difficultly volatilized components containing organic components and relatively easily volatilized components.
Comments: The Printmaster Series comprises heatset free flow, light gel and heavy gel.
It comprises, in any order, the steps of topically applying to an area of the skin, at least once daily, different skin treatment compositions.
The Third Bench comprises of Justice Maqbool Baqir and Justice Faisal Arab headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan.
The property is located at the intersection of Shell Road and Avenue Z in Brooklyn and comprises one-third of an acre of vacant land.
Key statement: A rubber composition for a tire comprises 100 parts by mass of a rubber component comprising diene rubber, and from 0.5 to 20 parts by mass of pellets comprising paper powder and starch and having water content of 5 mass % or more.
Micromet AG (Munich, Germany) has patented a (poly)peptide construct consisting of at least two domains of at least two pluralities of domains wherein one of said domains or pluralities of domains comprises a de-immunized autoreactive antigen or (a) fragment(s) thereof specifically recognized by the Ig receptors of an autoreactive B-cells and wherein a/the further domain or plurality of domains comprises an effector molecule capable of interacting with and/or of activating NK-cells, T-cells, macrophages, monocytes and/or granulocytes.
One embodiment provides a mammalian cell comprising a nucleic acid encoding a peptide binding domain and an effector gene; a first chimeric protein comprising a nucleic acid binding domain that binds the peptide binding domain attached to the metabolic product or to a ligand that binds to the metabolic product; and a second chimeric protein comprising an expression control protein attached to the metabolic product or to the ligand that binds to the metabolic product such that when the first chimeric protein comprises the metabolic product, the second chimeric protein comprises the ligand and when the first chimeric protein comprises the ligand, the second chimeric protein comprises the metabolic product.