complex conjugate definition

  • noun:
    • Either one of a pair of complex numbers whoever real parts tend to be identical and whose imaginary components vary only in sign; as an example, 6 + 4i and 6 - 4i are complex conjugates.
    • Of a complex number x, the complex number formed by switching the unmistakeable sign of the imaginary part: The complex conjugate of a + bi is a - bi.
    • either of two complex figures whoever real parts are identical and whoever imaginary components vary just in indication
    • Either one of a set of complex figures whoever genuine components tend to be identical and whose imaginary components differ only in sign; for instance, 6 + 4i and 6 - 4i are complex conjugates.
    • Of a complex number x, the complex quantity formed by altering the sign of the imaginary component: The complex conjugate of a + bi is a - bi.
    • either of two complex figures whose real parts tend to be identical and whoever imaginary parts differ just in indication

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