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be comprised of (something)

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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has patented a solid alkaline detergent composition comprised of a surfactant that is comprised of ethylene oxide/propylene oxide copolymer; silicate; amino carboxylate, wherein the combination of the silicate and amino carboxylate results in a metal protecting function; and an additional alkalinity source.
The Governorate of Muscat witnessed 43.6% of the total expatriate death cases in the Sultanate while the Governorate of Musandam comprised 1%.
The Governorate of Muscat witnessed 43.6 per cent of the total expat deaths while the Governorate of Musandam comprised 1 per cent.
10:30 Solidarity Bloc comprised of Deputies Najib Miqati and Ahmed Karame.
* $4,650,000 for a ninestory elevator office building comprised of 23,500 s/f, located on East 45th Street in Manhattan.
14:15 Change and Reform comprised of Michel Aoun, Ibrahim Kanaan, Edgard Maalouf, Alain Aoun, Gilberte Zouein, Hekmat Dib, Ziad Aswad, Selim Salhab, Simon Abi Ramia, Issam Sawaya, Ghassan Moukhaiber, Farid Elias Khazen, Michel Helou, Nabil Nicolas, Neemtallah Abi Nasr, Walid Khoury, Youssef Khalil, and Abbas Hashem.
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.
Nitto Denko Corporation has been granted a patent for a water-dispersed pressure-sensitive adhesive composition comprised of a (meth)acrylic polymer, a latex containing a rubber component, and a tackifier: the (meth)acrylic polymer is obtained by polymerizing a monomer composition comprised of as a primary component an alkyl (meth) acrylate having an alkyl group with 1 to 18 carbon atoms; the rubber component is immiscible with the (meth)acrylic polymer and has a loss tangent peak temperature of--5[degrees] C or below when determined by a dynamic viscoelastic measurement in which shear strain is applied at a frequency of 1 Hz; and the tackifier is miscible with the rubber component, but immiscible with the (meth) acrylic polymer.
Real GDP growth of Kyrgyzstan comprised 7.6% in first quarter of 2013, according to National Statistics Committee, Minister of Finances Olga Lavrova said at the session of parliamentary committee for budget and finances.
* $23 million for a 10-story office building comprised of 110,900 s/ f, located in New York City.
9,956,156 B2; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., Skillman, NJ, has patented a composition that is comprised of liquid vesicles suspended within a pharmaceutically-acceptable liquid carrier.
The premium gasoline comprised 28% of total production of refineries and petroleum industries in the Sultanate in 2014 while oil gas (diesel) production comprised 25%, followed by residue production with 23%.
The number of pensioners who received pensions below subsistence line in 2012 comprised 64%.
Assigned: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Key statement: The present invention discloses an emulsion polymerization process that comprises: (1) preparing an aqueous polymerization medium which is comprised of (a) at least one monomer, (b) a polymerization control agent, and an emulsifier, wherein the emulsifier is prepared in-situ within the aqueous polymerization medium; and (2) initiating polymerization of said monomer within the aqueous polymerization medium.
This disposable diaper, primarily used for incontinence, is comprised of two hip band sections, the second of which features a first closure provided with a side which is oriented away from the body during use and a side which is oriented toward the body during use, and at least the first hip band section comprises a second closure means.