Duality definition

do͝o-ălĭ-tē, dyo͝o-
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The quality or character of being twofold; dichotomy.
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(mathematics, physics) The mathematical equivalence of two seemingly different theoretical descriptions of a physical system.
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(projective geometry) The interchangeability of points and planes.
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A classification into two subclasses or opposed parts.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
duality
Plural:
dualities

Origin of duality

  • From Latin duālitās.

    From Wiktionary

  • dual +"Ž -ity

    From Wiktionary