complementary wavelength

noun

physics the wavelength of monochromatic light that could be mixed in suitable proportions with a given coloured light so as to produce some specified achromatic light

Nearby words

  1. complementary dna,
  2. complementary gene,
  3. complementary hypertrophy,
  4. complementary medicine,
  5. complementary strand,
  6. complementation,
  7. complemented,
  8. complementizer,
  9. complete,
  10. complete antibody

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