either of the two chains that make up a double helix of DNA, with corresponding positions on the two chains being composed of a pair of complementary bases.
a section of one nucleic acid chain that is bonded to another by a sequence of base pairs.
- Complementary wavelength
noun 1. (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
[kom-pluh-muh n-tey-shuh n] /ˌkɒm plə mənˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. . 2. Genetics. the occurrence of a wild-type phenotype when two closely related, interacting mutant genes are expressed in the same cell. 3. Grammar. 4. cooperation in lowering tariffs to permit the movement of components among different countries when it is more profitable for each country […]
noun, Carpentry. 1. a small handsaw with a narrow, tapering blade for cutting curves of small radii; whipsaw. noun 1. a hand saw with a narrow tapered blade for making a curved cut
- Compass window
noun 1. (architect) a bay window having a semicircular shape