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Definitions of complementary:
  • noun:   either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or gray (in the case of pigments)
  • adjective:   of or relating to or suggestive of complementation
  • adjective:   of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other
    Example: "`male' and `female' are complementary terms"
  • adjective:   acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)

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