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com·ple·men·tar·i·ty

(kom'plĕ-men-tār'i-tē),
1. The degree of base-pairing (A opposite U or T, G opposite C) between two sequences of DNA and/or RNA molecules.
2. The degree of affinity, or fit, between antigen- and antibody-combining sites.
3. The degree of affinity, or fit, between an enzyme and a substrate.

com·ple·men·tar·i·ty

(kom'plĕ-men-tar'i-tē)
1. The degree of base-pairing between two sequences of DNA and/or RNA molecules.
2. The degree of affinity, or fit, of antigen and antibody combining sites.
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Qualitative Insight 2: Energy and mass are complementarities particularly relevant in special relativity and space and time are complementarities in general relativity.
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In this paper, we first discuss three types of R&D strategies, which are internal R&D, external R&D and cooperative R&D, and then specify appropriate econometric models to explore the complementarities among these R&D strategies.
Our empirical results suggest that as the innovation output is measured either by the proportion of sales from new products or by the marginal rate of return on R&D investment, the complementarities among these R&D strategies are significant, and moreover, the complementary effect between internal R&D and external R&D is the strongest (8).
The first two innovation indicators are frequently used as dependent variables in previous studies on complementarities among R&D strategies.
Sexual moral norms must seek to facilitate the integration of holistic complementarity--that is, the integration of orientation, personal, and biological complementarities. This integration does not allow for the absolute condemnation of particular sexual acts without due consideration of a person's sexual orientation and the meaning of this sexual act for persons in relationship--that is, in personal complementarity--which is expressed in and through genital complementarity.
This study, sponsored by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), identifies the complementarities and comparative advantages and benefits which the SAARC member-countries would gain by regional cooperation in land transport and communications.
In an economy without complementarities, markets have a strong role as shock absorbers.
By contrast, with complementarities there can be a magnification of small shocks.
Another potential result of complementarities is multiple equilibriums.
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