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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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"Constitute, in the sense of form or make up, may be the best word if neither compose nor comprise seems to fit: Fifty states constitute the United States.
The plumbing contractor may use the cash method for both businesses, if the plumbing installation line gross receipts comprise more than 50% of the combined businesses' total gross receipts.
Comments: The Solkyd Series comprises soya alkyds in four viscosity ranges.
The cosmetic composition increases a natural moisturizing factor, wherein the natural moisturizing factor comprises at least one or more selected from the group consisting of filaggrin and loricrin.
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 present invention is a thermoplastic elastomer composition comprising a thermoplastic resin composition and a rubber composition dispersed in the thermoplastic resin composition, wherein the thermoplastic resin composition comprises a polyamide and an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer or a poly(vinyl alcohol), the rubber composition comprises a halogenated isoolefin-palkylstyrene copolymer and is cross-linked.
The article comprises a surface having a coating layer deposited from a polymeric composition deposited.
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.
The method comprises preparing a mixture of powders comprising at least one dimethicone-treated filler and at least one pigment; mixing the mixture of powders with a lipophilic gel comprising a mixture of ethylene/propylene/styrene and butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymers dispersed in a fatty phase comprising a non-volatile oil selected from the group consisting of hydrogenated polyisobutene, isononyl isononanoate and jojoba seed oil into a homogenous pulverulent mass comprising 75-98% of the mixture of powders by weight of the composition, and compacting the homogenous pulverulent mass with a compacting force between 50 and 150 bar to prepare a compacted bonded powder.
At least the surface of the tread strip comprises a first polymer compound extending at least into the region of the equatorial plane and at least one second polymer compound having physicochemical properties that differ from those of the first polymer compound, the crown reinforcing structure comprising at least one layer of circumferential reinforcing elements which are distributed in the transverse direction with a variable pitch and the pitch between the circumferential reinforcing elements being at a minimum in the region of the layer of circumferential reinforcing elements that radially face the ends of the first compound.
has received a patent for a golf ball comprised of a core, a cover layer encasing the core and at least one coating layer encasing the cover layer, wherein the coating layer is formed of a two-part, reactive composition comprised of a first part comprised of 5% or greater of a radiation-curable iso(thio)cyanate, wherein each molecule has at least one non-aromatic carbon-carbon unsaturation; and a second part comprised of at least one iso(thio)cyanate-reactive chemical; wherein the golf ball further comprises at least one indicia layer adjoining the coating layer, and wherein the indicia layer is formed from an ink composition comprised of one or more radiation-curable moieties crosslinkable to the radiation-curable iso(thio)cyanate in the coating layer.
The delivery vehicle construct comprises a portion of uPA and a cargo linked thereto and is useful for the targeted delivery of the cargo to a cell.
The flowable solid composition comprises one or more surfactants comprising a nonionic surfactant and an anionic surfactant, one or more chelating agents selected from the group consisting of a phosphate, phosphonate, amino-carboxylate, or combination thereof, a solidification agent comprising fumed silica, and an acid or a salt thereof.
The tread provides a tread running surface and comprises a first, radially outer tread layer comprising a first rubber compound and a second, radially inner tread layer comprising a second rubber compound, wherein the second tread layer is located radially adjacent to the first tread layer, and wherein the first rubber compound is different from the second rubber compound.