noun, plural com·ple·men·ta·ries.
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The answer is that the union is one of complementaries, and not of antitheses.Sex=The Unknown Quantity
The greatest possible contrast is that of the complementaries.
In a similar way, light and dark tints act as complementaries.The Science of Human Nature
William Henry Pyle
These primaries are red, green, and blue and it will be noted that they are the complementaries of the "subtractive" primaries.Artificial Light
The effect of complementaries in color contrast is what you must study for this, for the theory of it.