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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·ple·men·ta·ry /ˌkɑmpləˈmɛnt(ə)ri/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·ple·men·ta·ry /ˌkɑmpləˈmɛntərɪ, ˈmɛntrɪ/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·ple·men·ta·ry a. Serving to fill out or to complete; as, complementary numbers.
 Complementary colors. See under Color.
 Complementary angles Math., two angles whose sum is 90°.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·ple·men·ta·ry, n.  One skilled in compliments. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: acting as or providing a complement (something that
             completes the whole) [syn: complemental, completing]
      2: of words or propositions so related that each is the
         negation of the other; "`male' and `female' are
         complementary terms"
      3: of or relating to or suggestive of complementation;
         "interchangeable electric outlets" [syn: interchangeable,
      n : either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together
          give white (in the case of lights) or gray (in the case
          of pigments); "yellow and blue are complementaries" [syn:
           complementary color]