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complemental


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Complemental  \Com`ple*men"tal\,  a. 
  1.  Supplying,  or  tending  to  supply,  a  deficiency;  fully 
  completing.  ``Complemental  ceremony.''  --Prynne. 
 
  2.  Complimentary;  courteous.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  {Complemental  air}  (Physiol.),  the  air  (averaging  100  cubic 
  inches)  which  can  be  drawn  into  the  lungs  in  addition  to 
  the  tidal  air,  by  the  deepest  possible  inspiration. 
 
  {Complemental  males}  (Zo["o]l.),  peculiar  small  males  living 
  parasitically  on  the  ordinary  hermaphrodite  individuals  of 
  certain  barnacles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  complemental 
  adj  :  acting  as  or  providing  a  complement  (something  that 
  completes  the  whole)  [syn:  {complementary},  {completing}] 




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