Definition of compilation:
assembly, assemblage, accumulation, compendium, combining, album, assortment, selecting, backlist, bale, organizing, copyright, battery, bank, gathering, reader, batch, bevy, manuscript, bibliography, collectanea, arsenal, florilegium, collection, anthology, edition, digest, miscellany, ISBN, edit, agglomeration, ordering, compiling.
- "A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations", Joseph Mazzini Wheeler.
His most elaborate addresses had never the easy flow of Joseph Howe's speeches, but were laboured essays, showing too obviously the results of careful compilation in libraries, while brightened by touches of natural humour.- "Canada under British Rule 1760-1900", John G. Bourinot.
More notable still has been the success of the Boy Scouts' Book of Stories, a compilation of stories of interest to boys selected, one each, from the writings of our best American and English short- story writers.- "Educational Work of the Boy Scouts", Lorne W. Barclay.