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Definition of Complex

Complex
Complex Com"plex, a. [L. complexus, p. p. of complecti to entwine around, comprise; com- + plectere to twist, akin to plicare to fold. See Plait, n.] 1. Composed of two or more parts; composite; not simple; as, a complex being; a complex idea. Ideas thus made up of several simple ones put together, I call complex; such as beauty, gratitude, a man, an army, the universe. --Locke. 2. Involving many parts; complicated; intricate. When the actual motions of the heavens are calculated in the best possible way, the process is difficult and complex. --Whewell. Complex fraction. See Fraction. Complex number (Math.), in the theory of numbers, an expression of the form a + b[root]-1, when a and b are ordinary integers. Syn: See Intricate.
Complex
Complex Com"plex, n. [L. complexus] Assemblage of related things; collection; complication. This parable of the wedding supper comprehends in it the whole complex of all the blessings and privileges exhibited by the gospel. --South. 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.

Meaning of Complex from wikipedia

- Complex may refer to: Protein-ligand complex, a complex of a protein bound with a ligand Exosome complex, a protein complex that can degrade some types...
- A god complex is an unshakable belief characterized by consistently inflated feelings of personal ability, privilege, or infallibility. A person with...
- "Napoleon Complex" is a theorized inferiority complex normally attributed to people of short stature. It is characterized by overly-aggressive or domineering...
- A messiah complex (Christ complex or savior complex) is a state of mind in which an individual holds a belief that they are destined to become a savior...
- The Complex may refer to: The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology, 2008 book by John Duignan The Complex: How the...
- A complex number is a number that can be expressed in the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers, and i is a solution of the equation x2 = −1. Because...
- In chemistry, a coordination complex consists of a central atom or ion, which is usually metallic and is called the coordination centre, and a surrounding...
- simplicial complex is a set composed of points, line segments, triangles, and their n-dimensional counterparts (see illustration). Simplicial complexes should...
- Complex modulus may refer to: Modulus of complex number, in mathematics, the norm or absolute value, of a complex number, denoted: | x + i y | = x 2 +...
- The Oedipus complex (also spelled Œdipus complex) is a concept of psychoanalytic theory. Sigmund Freud introduced the concept in his Interpretation of...
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