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Synonyms for duality

Synonyms for duality

being twofold

(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

(geometry) the interchangeability of the roles of points and planes in the theorems of projective geometry

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Bergson studied dreams and found concrete examples supporting the dualities of intelligence and instinct, substance and life and spirit and body (Bayraktar, 2003, p 97).
The Last Judgment and Anastasis scenes that exist on the wall paintings of Chora Monastery Church involve the dualities of good and bad, the other world and this world and masculine-feminine.
To gain a clearer appreciation of the dualities in their lives, the class spent time verbally defining and dialoging dualities.
The other main current of opinion, historically led by Niels Bohr, tends to believe that the dualities.
The wave-particle dualities of quantum physics also drive macroscopic effects in the neutron interference experiments.
Marketers realize that this growing target will respond to a multicultural approach that recognizes the dualities and the unique needs of their communities.
Mitchell's drag-inflected glam-rock musical is built on a foundation of seemingly impossible dualities, cannily balancing the edgy and the mundane, the hip and the sincere, the hilarious and the heartbreaking, and, perhaps most of all, theater and rock.
The project explored dualities and ambiguities of inside and outside, under and over which are reiterated in both the Chapel and the Ruskin Library.
Their articles of personal adornment responded to the inherent axial nature of the body with the dualities of arms and legs, laws of symmetry and proportion.
Neither rebus nor narrative, Lapthisophon's walls presented streams of dualities, speculations raised and dismissed, information abutting its own rebuttal.
Once, most people thought that artificial-natural, human-machine, organic and constructed, were dualities .
To my mind, this reflected no shortcoming on the artist's part, but rather seemed to underscore an institutional inability to advance beyond certain stylistic categorizations and dualities inherited from the '60s and '70s that still flounder about in the soup of post-Modern theoretics.