English
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Pronunciation
aRP IPA/ËkÉmplÉmÉnt/, SAMPA/"[email protected]@nt/
aGenAm? IPA/ËkÉËmplÉmÉnt/, SAMPA/"kA:[email protected]@nt/
Homophones
compliment (in some dialects)
Verb
enverb
 To complete.
#: We believe your addition will complement the team.
 To provide what the partner lacks and lack what the partner provides.
#: The flavors of the pepper and garlic complement each other, giving a very rich taste in combination.
#: I believe our talents really complement each other.
 To change a voltage, number, color, etc. to its complement.
Translations
transtopto complete
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transtopto provide what the partner lacks and lack what the partner provides
Finnish: tfitÃ¤ydentÃ¤Ã¤
Hebrew: the×××©×××trle'hashlymscHebr
transmid
Spanish: tescomplementar
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transtopto change a voltage, number, color, etc. to its complement
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Noun
ennoun
 Something which complements.
#: We believe you will make a good complement to our team.'
 geometry An angle which, together with a given angle, makes a right angle.
 settheory Given two sets, the set containing one set's elements that are not members of the other set; the relative complement.
 settheory The set containing exactly those elements of the universal set not in the given set; the absolute complement.
#: The complement of the odd numbers is the even numbers, relative to the natural numbers.
 logic An expression which is true when the other is false, and vice versa.
 electronics A voltage level with the opposite logical sense to the given one.
 A grammar A word or group of words that completes a grammatical construction in the predicate and that describes or is identified with the subject or object.
##Any word or group of words used to complete a grammatical construction, typically in the predicate, including adverbials, infinitives, and sometimes objects.
###complement clause
 computing A bit with the opposite value to the given one; the logical complement of a number.
 contextcomputingmathematics The diminished radix complement of a number; the nines' complement of a decimal number; the ones' complement of a binary number.
#: The complement of <math>01100101_2</math> is <math>10011010_2</math>.
 contextcomputingmathematics The radix complement of a number; the two's complement of a binary number.
#: The complement of <math>01100101_2</math> is <math>10011011_2</math>.
 contextcomputingmathematics The numeric complement of a number.
#: The complement of 123 is 123.
 music An interval which, together with the given interval, makes an octave.
 The color which, when mixed with the given color, gives black (for mixing pigments) or white (for mixing light).
#: The complement of blue is orange.
 genetics A nucleotide sequence in which each base is replaced by the complementary base of the given sequence: adenine (A) by thymine (T) or uracil (U), cytosine (C) by guanine (G), and vice versa.
#: A DNA molecule is formed from two strands, each of which is the complement of the other.
 immunology One of several blood proteins that work with antibodyantibodies during an immune response.
 nautical The full number of personnel required to man a ship (esp. a ship of war).
Translations
transtopsomething which complements
Finnish: tfitÃ¤ydennys
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Spanish: tescomplemento
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transtopan angle which, together with a given angle, makes a right angle
Finnish: tfikomplementti
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transtopset theory: relative complement
Czech: tcsdoplnÄkm
transmid
Japanese: tjaå·®éåscJAchar (tjaããã
ãããtrsashÅ«gÅsc=JAchar)
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transtopset theory: absolute complement
Finnish: tfikomplementti
transmid
Japanese: tjaè£éåscJAchar (tjaã»ãã
ãããtrhoshÅ«gÅsc=JAchar)
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transtopan expression which is true when the other is false, and vice versa
Finnish: tfikomplementti
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transtopa voltage level with the opposite logical sense to the given one
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transtopa word or group of words
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transtopa bit with the opposite value to the given one
Finnish: tfikomplementti, tfibinÃ¤Ã¤rikomplementti
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transtopthe diminished radix complement of a number
Finnish: tfiyhden komplementti
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transtopthe radix complement of a number
Finnish: tfikahden komplementti
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transtopthe numeric complement of a number
Finnish: tfivastaluku
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transtopan interval which, together with the given interval, makes an octave
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transtopthe color which, when mixed with the given color, gives black
Finnish: tfikomplementtivÃ¤ri, tfitÃ¤ydennysvÃ¤ri
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transtopa nucleotide sequence in which each base is replaced by the complementary base of the given sequence
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transtopone of several blood proteins that work with antibodies during an immune response
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transtopthe full number of personnel required to man a ship
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Related terms
reltopterms related to "complement"
complementary
counterpart
full complement
logical complement
numeric complement
radix complement
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diminished radix complement
ones' complement
nines' complement
ten's complement
two's complement
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See also
compliment
invert
inversion
negate
negation
supplement
References
DeLone? et. al. (Eds.) (1975). Aspects of TwentiethCentury Music. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: PrenticeHall. ISBN 0130493465.
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