What is 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).
    Synonyms: complementary color
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on complementary:

Sticky And Blunt Ends - Variations in Double-stranded Molecules - Frayed Ends
... pair with thymine, and cytosine pair with guanine to form a parallel complementary strand as described below ... Two nucleotide sequences which correspond to each other in this manner are referred to as complementary 5'-ATCTGACT-3' 3'-TAGACTGA-5' A frayed end refers to a region of a double stranded (or other multi-stranded ... Although non-complementary sequences are also possible in the middle of double stranded DNA, mismatched regions away from the ends are not referred to as "frayed" ...
Complementary Assets
... Complementary assets are assets, infrastructure or capabilities needed to support the successful commercialization and marketing of a technological innovation, other than those ... Key empirical studies on complementary assets were conducted by Frank T ... Complementary assets are broken down into three general types Generic assets "general purpose" assets which do not need to be tailored to a particular innovation Specialized ...
Complementary Assets - Examples
... New biotechnology firms often lack the complementary assets to commercialize their innovations and thus form collaborative partnerships with large incumbent firms who do possess ... their complementary assets (Teece 1986) ...
Complementary And Natural Healthcare Council
... The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) is a regulatory body which provides a voluntary register of complementary, rather than alternative medicine, therapists ... in the public interest and enable proper public accountability of the complementary therapists that it registers ...
The Prince's Foundation For Integrated Health - Controversy
... "We entirely reject the accusation that our online publication Complementary Healthcare A Guide contains any misleading or inaccurate claims about the benefits of complementary therapies ... The foundation does not promote complementary therapies." Ernst has recently published a book with science writer Simon Singh condemning alternative medicine called ... chapter is very critical of his advocacy of "complementary" and "alternative" treatments ...

More definitions of "complementary":

  • (adj): Acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole).
    Synonyms: complemental, completing
  • (adj): Of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other.
    Example: "'male' and 'female' are complementary terms"