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Definition of Complex
ComplexComplex 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
Syn: See Intricate. ComplexComplex 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.
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