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component
used in Oryx and Crake

6 uses
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Definition
a part of something
  • Already the children are destroying the image they made of him, reducing it to its component parts, which they plan to return to the beach.
    p. 363.5
  • He'd put the mikes together in the Neotechnology class at school; he'd used standard components out of the mini-mikes for wireless computer dictating, which, with a few adjustments, worked fine for eavesdropping.
    p. 56.2
  • There was an assisted-suicide site too — nitee-nite.com, it was called — which had a this-was-your-life component: family albums, interviews with relatives, brave parties of friends standing by while the deed was taking place to background organ music.
    p. 83.8
  • There's a large pit-bull component."
    p. 205.7
  • This effect could be made reversible, though not in individual subjects, by altering the components of the pill as needed, i.e., if the populations of any one area got too low.
    p. 294.5
  • They were in Jimmy's bedroom, lying on the bed together with the digital TV on, hooked into his computer, some copulation Web site with an animal component, a couple of well-trained German shepherds and a double-jointed ultra-shaved albino tattooed all over with lizards.
    p. 315.1

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