Agricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack said the old pyramid was accurate, but too complex to be useful.
Just before storming the complex the militants ambushed nearby a bus carrying employees and killed a Briton and an Algerian.
In Germany, an independent federal returning officer oversees a complex state and federal voting system.
The cases in the Bronx and Staten Island are complex, because the mothers committed suicide.
Perhaps most important to a soul as complex as Diana Nyad, she is a healer.
complex and improper fractions and recurring decimals are not allowed.
The case of Yates was by all odds the most complex and bewildering of the four.
The same variety of function is acquired by the ear in its development from its simplest to its most complex form.
Through them from the garden and the fields entered a complex of sweet odors.
The first cause lies evidently in the law of proceeding in every organism as in every work from the simple to the complex.
1650s, "composed of parts," from French complexe "complicated, complex, intricate" (17c.), from Latin complexus "surrounding, encompassing," past participle of complecti "to encircle, embrace," in transferred use, "to hold fast, master, comprehend," from com- "with" (see com-) + plectere "to weave, braid, twine, entwine," from PIE *plek-to-, from root *plek- "to plait" (see ply (v.1)). The meaning "not easily analyzed" is first recorded 1715. Complex sentence is attested from 1881.
1650s, "a whole comprised of parts," from complex (adj.). Psychological sense of "connected group of repressed ideas" was established by C.G. Jung, 1907.
complex com·plex (kŏm'plěks')
A group of related, often repressed memories, thoughts, and impulses that compel characteristic or habitual patterns of feelings, thought, and behavior.
The relatively stable combination of two or more ions or compounds into a larger structure without covalent binding.
A composite of chemical or immunological structures.
An entity made up of three or more interrelated components.
A group of individual structures known or believed to be anatomically, embryologically, or physiologically related.
The combination of factors, symptoms, or signs that forms a syndrome.
Consisting of interconnected or interwoven parts; composite.
Composed of two or more units.
Relating to a group of individual structures known or considered to be anatomically, embryologically, or physiologically related.