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Meaning of compost

com•post

Pronunciation: (kom'pōst), [key]
— n.
  1. a mixture of various decaying organic substances, as dead leaves or manure, used for fertilizing soil.
  2. a composition; compound.
—v.t.
  1. to use in compost; make compost of: to compost manure and kitchen scraps.
  2. to apply compost to (soil).
—v.i.
  1. to make compost: Shredded leaves will compost easily.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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