Associations to the word «Complex»


COMPLEX, adjective. Made up of multiple parts; composite; not simple.
COMPLEX, adjective. Not simple, easy, or straightforward; complicated.
COMPLEX, adjective. (mathematics) Of a number, of the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers and i is a square root of −1.
COMPLEX, adjective. (geometry) A curve, polygon or other figure that crosses or intersects itself.
COMPLEX, noun. A problem.
COMPLEX, noun. A collection of buildings with a common purpose, such as a university or military base.
COMPLEX, noun. Assemblage of related things; collection.
COMPLEX, noun. A psychological dislike or fear of a particular thing.
COMPLEX, noun. An organized cluster of thunderstorms.
COMPLEX, noun. (chemistry) A structure consisting of a central atom or molecule weakly connected to surrounding atoms or molecules.
COMPLEX, verb. (chemistry) (intransitive) To form a complex with another substance
COMPLEX ANALYSIS, noun. (mathematics) The branch of mathematics that studies holomorphic functions.
COMPLEX CONJUGATE, noun. (mathematics) Of a complex number x, the complex number \(\overline x\) formed by changing the sign of the imaginary part: The complex conjugate of a + bi is a - bi.
COMPLEX CONJUGATES, noun. Plural of complex conjugate
COMPLEX FRACTION, noun. (mathematics) (arithmetic) Any fraction in which either or both of the numerator or denominator are themselves fractions.
COMPLEX FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) A function whose range is a subset of the set of complex numbers.
COMPLEX ION, noun. (chemistry) any ion containing more than one atom. e.g. sulphate as opposed to sulphide
COMPLEX ION, noun. (chemistry) any ion in which a central metal atom (normally a transition element) is surrounded by a group of ions or molecules (ligands). e.g. ferricyanide
COMPLEX IONS, noun. Plural of complex ion
COMPLEX MEASURE, noun. (analysis) A function whose domain is a σ-algebra, whose codomain is the set of complex numbers, and which is countably additive.
COMPLEX NUMBER, noun. (complex analysis) A number of the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers and i denotes the imaginary unit
COMPLEX NUMBERS, noun. Plural of complex number
COMPLEX PLANE, noun. (mathematics) a representation of the space of complex numbers
COMPLEX POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, noun. A form of post-traumatic stress disorder that results from extended exposure to extreme trauma
COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME, noun. (medicine) (pathology) A chronic systemic disease characterized by severe pain, swelling, and changes in the skin; often initially affecting an arm or leg before spreading through the body; and associated with dysregulation of the central nervous system and autonomic nervous system.
COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROMES, noun. Plural of complex regional pain syndrome
COMPLEX SENTENCE, noun. (grammar) a sentence that contains an independent clause as well as one or more dependent clauses, such as a relative clause, an adverbial clause, or a noun clause.{| class="toc" style="-moz-box-sizing: content-box; clear:right; display:inline; float:right; margin: 6px 0 16px 23px; padding 5px; width: 30%;" ! style="text-align: left; border-bottom: 1px solid #DDD" | Examples |- | style="font-size:100%;padding-left: 10px;" | This not the droid that you are looking for. The dog came when she was called. He said that he would do it tomorrow. |}
COMPLEX SENTENCES, noun. Plural of complex sentence

Dictionary definition

COMPLEX, noun. A conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town".
COMPLEX, noun. A compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated.
COMPLEX, noun. (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior.
COMPLEX, noun. A whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures.
COMPLEX, adjective. Complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.