Complete Definition of "consist"

English

Pronunciation

audio|en-us-consist-noun.ogg|Audio (US), Noun

Noun
en-noun

  1. rail transport A lineup or sequence of railroad carriages or cars, with or without a locomotive, that form a unit.

#:The train's consist included a baggage car, four passenger cars, and a diner.

Translations

trans-top|sequence of railroad carriages or cars that form a unit
Dutch: samenstelling f
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Spanish: formación f
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Pronunciation
kÉnsÄ­st', /kÉnËsɪst/, /<tt>[email protected]"sIst</tt>/
audio|en-us-consist-verb.ogg|Audio (US), Verb

Verb
en-verb

  1. context|intransitive|construed with of To be composed, formed, or made up (of).

#:The greeting package consists of some brochures, a pen, and a notepad.

Synonyms
(be composed of): comprise

Translations

trans-top|to be composed (of)
Dutch: bestaan uit
Finnish: koostua
French: consister (of: de), se composer (of: de)
German: bestehen (aus)
Italian: consistere (of: di)
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Welsh: cynnwys
Swedish: t|sv|vara (av)
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Category:English heteronyms

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