compendium definition

  • noun:
    • A short, complete summary; an abstract.
    • an inventory or number of different products.
    • a brief, full summary; an abstract.
    • A list or assortment of numerous things.
    • A brief collection or structure, containing the key minds, or general axioms, of a bigger work or system; an abridgment; an epitome; a compend; a condensed summary.
    • a short collection or composition containing the main heads of a bigger work or system, or even the general concepts or leading points of a subject; an abridgment; a synopsis; an epitome. Also compend.
    • Synonyms Epitome, Abstract, etc. See abridgment.
    • a publication containing multiple works
    • a brief but extensive summary of a bigger work
    • a quick, full summary; an abstract.
    • A list or collection of various products.
    • A short, full summary; an abstract.
    • a listing or number of numerous products.
    • a short collection or structure, containing the key minds, or basic axioms, of a larger work or system; an abridgment; an epitome; a compend; a condensed summary.
    • a short compilation or structure containing the key heads of a larger work or system, and/or general axioms or leading things of an interest; an abridgment; a summary; an epitome. Also compend.
    • Synonyms Epitome, Abstract, etc. See abridgment.
    • a publication containing a variety of works
    • a concise but extensive summary of a larger work

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