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complex Idioms & Phrases


b complex

  • noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
    B vitamin; B; vitamin B; B-complex vitamin; B complex.
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b-complex vitamin

  • noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
    B vitamin; B; vitamin B; B-complex vitamin; B complex.
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building complex

  • noun a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures
    complex.
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complex absence

  • noun an absence seizure accompanied by other abnormalities (atonia or automatisms or vasomotor changes)
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complex body part

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    body structure; anatomical structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure
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complex conjugate

  • noun either of two complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in sign
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Complex fraction

  • noun a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator
    compound fraction.
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  • . See Fraction.
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complex instruction set computer

  • noun (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip
    complex instruction set computer; CISC.
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complex instruction set computing

  • noun (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip
    complex instruction set computer; CISC.
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Complex number

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    imaginary; complex number; imaginary number.
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  • (Math.), in the theory of numbers, an expression of the form a + b&root;-1, when a and b are ordinary integers.
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Complex of lines

  • (Geom.), all the possible straight lines in space being considered, the entire system of lines which satisfy a single relation constitute a complex; as, all the lines which meet a given curve make up a complex. The lines which satisfy two relations constitute a congruency of lines; as, the entire system of lines, each one of which meets two given surfaces, is a congruency.
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complex quantity

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    imaginary; complex number; imaginary number.
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complex sentence

  • noun a sentence composed of at least one main clause and one subordinate clause
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electra complex

  • noun a complex of females; sexual attraction to the father
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golgi complex

  • noun a netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)
    Golgi apparatus; Golgi body; dictyosome.
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histocompatibility complex

  • noun a family of fifty or more genes on the sixth human chromosome that code for proteins on the surfaces of cells and that play a role in the immune response
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imaginary part of a complex number

  • noun the part of a complex number that has the square root of -1 as a factor
    imaginary part.
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inferiority complex

  • noun a sense of personal inferiority arising from conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated
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military-industrial complex

  • noun a country's military establishment and the industries that produce arms and other military equipment
    • we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex"--Dwight David Eisenhower
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oedipal complex

  • noun a complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved
    Oedipal complex.
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oedipus complex

  • noun a complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved
    Oedipal complex.
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ranalian complex

  • noun a group of families of trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants; contains 36 families including Magnoliaceae and Ranunculaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
    Magnoliidae; subclass Magnoliidae.
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retirement complex

  • noun a planned community for residents who have retired from an active working life
    retirement community.
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superiority complex

  • noun an exaggerated estimate of your own value and importance
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vitamin b complex

  • noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
    B vitamin; B; vitamin B; B-complex vitamin; B complex.
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