complemental

  • 1 Complemental — Com ple*men tal, a. 1. Supplying, or tending to supply, a deficiency; fully completing. Complemental ceremony. Prynne. [1913 Webster] 2. Complimentary; courteous. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] {Complemental air} (Physiol.), the air (averaging 100… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 complemental — index concomitant, correlative, mutual (reciprocal), reciprocal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 complemental — adjective a) Of the nature of a complement; completing. I have no skill in ceremonious letters, which have no other substance, but a faire contexture of complemental phrases and curteous words. b) Complementary …

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  • 4 complemental — complementary, complemental *reciprocal, correlative, corresponding, convertible Analogous words: complementing, supplementing (see corresponding verbs under COMPLEMENT n): completing, finishing (see CLOSE vb): related, associated (see JOIN)… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 complemental — adjective Date: 1597 1. relating to or being a complement 2. obsolete ceremonious, complimentary …

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  • 6 complemental — complementally, adv. /kom pleuh men tl/, adj. 1. complementary; completing. 2. Obs. a. accomplished. b. ceremonious. c. complimentary. [1595 1605; COMPLEMENT + AL1] * * * …

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  • 7 complemental — com·ple·men·tal (kom″plə menґtəl) complementary …

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  • 8 complemental — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Forming or serving as a complement: complementary, supplemental. See AGREE, PART …

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  • 9 complemental — com·ple·men·tal· || ‚kÉ’mplɪ mentl adj. completing, perfecting …

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  • 10 complemental — com·ple·men·tal …

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  • 11 complemental — /kɒmpləˈmɛntl/ (say kompluh mentl) adjective → complementary. –complementally, adverb …

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  • 12 complemental — adjective acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole) • Syn: ↑complementary, ↑completing • Similar to: ↑additive • Derivationally related forms: ↑complement (for: ↑ …

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  • 13 Complemental air — Complemental Com ple*men tal, a. 1. Supplying, or tending to supply, a deficiency; fully completing. Complemental ceremony. Prynne. [1913 Webster] 2. Complimentary; courteous. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] {Complemental air} (Physiol.), the air… …

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  • 14 Complemental males — Complemental Com ple*men tal, a. 1. Supplying, or tending to supply, a deficiency; fully completing. Complemental ceremony. Prynne. [1913 Webster] 2. Complimentary; courteous. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] {Complemental air} (Physiol.), the air… …

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  • 15 complemental term — index correlate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 complemental air — noun : the quantity of air (about 3000 cubic centimeters) that can be inhaled in addition to one s tidal air * * * complemental air, = complementary air. (Cf. ↑complementary air) …

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  • 17 complemental male — the small, usually degenerate (except for gonads) male which lives attached to the female, e.g. some Ceratioidei. Also and less preferably called parasitic male …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 18 complemental male — In certain annelids and barnacles, a small male that inhabits the same area occupied by a hermaphroditic form …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 19 complemental reproductive — see supplementary reproductive …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 20 complemental male — Dwarf male …

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