1. to be made up or composed (usually fol. by of): This cake consists mainly of sugar, flour, and butter.
2. to be comprised or contained (usually fol. by in): Her charm does not consist only in her beauty.
3. Archaic.to exist together or be capable of existing together.
4. Obs.to insist; urge.
a. the rolling stock, exclusive of the locomotive, making up a train.
b. a record made of this rolling stock.
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