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Meaning of DUALITY

Pronunciation:  doo'alitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (geometry) the interchangeability of the roles of points and planes in the theorems of projective geometry
  2. [n]  (physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory
  3. [n]  being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses; "the dichotomy between eastern and western culture"

DUALITY is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: dichotomy, wave-particle duality
 See Also: categorisation, categorization, classification, exchangeability, fungibility, interchangeability, interchangeableness, property



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Du"al"i*ty\, n. [L. dualitas: cf. F. dualit['e].]
The quality or condition of being two or twofold; dual
character or usage.