Definition of complemental in US English:

complemental

adjective

  • See complement

    • ‘Vital capacity is the volume of air exhaled during forced breathing and is the sum of tidal air, reserve air, and complemental air.’
    • ‘The affinity between the mutually complemental antibody and receptor was described by a weighted affinity matrix.’
    • ‘Of course, the question of how a dwarf or complemental male finds an appropriate host to house him still remains.’
    • ‘These distinctions between replacement and complemental were particularly marked at seven points.’
    • ‘Bohr's refutation of Einstein's supposition of complemental gravity was the real blunder in all of science and so we pay dearly for it’

Pronunciation

complemental

/ˌkämpləˈmentl/