Definitions for complexkəmˈplɛks, ˈkɒm plɛks; ˈkɒm plɛks
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a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
"the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"
complex, coordination compound(noun)
a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
building complex, complex(adj)
a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures
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"
A collection of buildings with a common purpose, such as a university or military base.
A psychologically based dislike or fear of a particular thing.
Jim has a real complex about working for a woman boss.
A thunderstorm that forms when two storm fronts collide.
A structure consisting of a central atom or molecule weakly connected to surrounding atoms or molecules.
To form a complex with another substance
Made up of multiple parts; intricate or detailed.
Not simple or straightforward.
Of a number, of the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of 1.
A curve, polygon or other figure that crosses or intersects itself.
Origin: From complexe, from complexus, past participle of complecti, from com- and plectere. See complect.
composed of two or more parts; composite; not simple; as, a complex being; a complex idea
involving many parts; complicated; intricate
assemblage of related things; collection; complication
Origin: [L. complexus]
In chemistry, a coordination complex or metal complex consists of a central atom or ion, which is usually metallic and is called the coordination centre, and a surrounding array of bound molecules or ions, that are in turn known as ligands or complexing agents. Many metal-containing compounds, especially those of transition metals, are coordination complexes.
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- сложен, съставен, комплекс, образувам комплекс, труден, комплексенBulgarian
- complexCatalan, Valencian
- komplex, komplexníCzech
- περίπλοκος, πολύπλοκος, μιγαδικός, συγκρότημαGreek
- complicado, complejo, complexoSpanish
- rakennuskompleksi, kompleksi, kompleksi-, monimutkainenFinnish
- co-thoinnteScottish Gaelic
- ard-hroggalys, crampManx
- konplèksHaitian Creole
- բարդ, խճճված, կոմպլեքսArmenian
- complessare, complessoItalian
- 難解, コンプレックス, 入り組んだ, 複雑, 錯体, 複素Japanese
- manganga, whīwhiwhiMāori
- complex, ingewikkeldDutch
- kompleks, skomplikowany, złożony, zespolonyPolish
- complexo, composto, complicadoPortuguese
- комплексный, комплекс, сложный, составнойRussian
- komplex, invecklad, kompliceradSwedish
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