From Academic Kids
Composition deals with the bits and pieces that make up things.
- Chemistry and physics deal with the composition of materials
- In computer science, composition is an act or result of combining simpler objects like data types into more complex data types, or function calls into calling functions.
- In mathematics, function composition is a means of creating a new function from two existing functions; in number theory, a composition is similar to a partition, except that order matters.
- Composition may also refer to an agreement, compromise (eg. see Composition of 1867).