# complex conjugate

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## complex conjugate

*n.*

Either one of a pair of complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in sign; for example, 6 + 4

*i*and 6 - 4*i*are complex conjugates.American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

## complex conjugate

*n*

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*maths*the complex number whose imaginary part is the negative of that of a given complex number, the real parts of both numbers being equal: a –ib is the complex conjugate of a +ib.Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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Noun | 1. | complex conjugate - either of two complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in signcomplex number, complex quantity, imaginary, imaginary number - (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1 |

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