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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·pi·la·tion /ˌkɑmpəˈleʃən ||ˌpaɪ-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·pi·la·tion n.
 1. The act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources.
 2. That which is compiled; especially, a book or document composed of materials gathering from other books or documents.
    His [Goldsmith's] compilations are widely distinguished from the compilations of ordinary bookmakers.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
           [syn: digest]
      2: the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or
         list); "the job of compiling the inventory took several
         hours" [syn: compiling]