compo

[kom-poh]
noun, plural compos.
composition material.

Origin:
by shortening; cf. -o

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compo (ˈkɒmpəʊ)
 
n , pl -pos
1.  a mixture of materials, such as mortar, plaster, etc
2.  informal (Austral), (NZ) compensation, esp for injury or loss of work
 
adj
3.  military intended to last for several days: compo rations; a compo pack
 
[short for composition, compensation, composite]

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compo
composition material
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When some original compo has been lost, additional work is required to make a repair.
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