complementarity principle

noun Physics.

the principle that experiments on physical systems of atomic size or smaller, as electrons or photons, can exhibit either particle or wave behavior but not both simultaneously.

Nearby words

  1. complement-fixing antibody,
  2. complemental,
  3. complemental air,
  4. complementally,
  5. complementarity,
  6. complementary,
  7. complementary air,
  8. complementary angle,
  9. complementary angles,
  10. complementary base Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019