complex variable

  1. a variable to which complex numbers may be assigned as value.

Origin of complex variable

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby complex variable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use complex variable in a sentence

  • He went off into a happy mist of quantum mechanics, oscillation theory, and periodic functions of a complex variable.

    Security | Poul William Anderson