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(mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

not based on fact

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And he says that given our current observation, this condition also applies to the Euclidean space-time four-dimensional curve involving imaginary time.
It features a small boy and his enormous imaginary friend named Moz, who helps banish his night-time fears.
The different parts of a complex number are the real part and the imaginary part and both of these are denoted by a real number.
Sherry's commentary opens onto "the main line of development" in his account, which follows "the historical imaginary of last days" "to its climax and conclusion in the poems they [Pound and Eliot j wrote out of their historical experience of a catastrophic war" (173).
The putchists, along with their co-conspirators --local and foreign--grossly misinterpreted and underestimated Turkish society by undervaluing the new social imaginary of millions of Turks.
As her book demonstrates, discussions of and debates about the Internet and the information society comprise a rich ground on which to apply the concept of the social imaginary.
After watching the third presidential debate where a fisherman from Pangasinan, asked about the presidential aspirants' stand on the sea dispute between the Philippines and China, I was motivated to read up again on the 15th-century imaginary line dispute between Portugal and Spain.
The tension between the imaginary and the real dominates the novel; so, the reader is left in hesitation about the reality.
CONFESSIONS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Michelle Cuevas (Simon & Schuster, PS6.
One moment I was presumed single, the next all sorts of enquiries about imaginary husband began.
Can an imaginary friend rescue himself--and can a real friend solve the problems of his imagination?
The move by Heathrow to extend its passenger service to imaginary friends follows new research that invisible playmates are becoming increasingly popular among young passengers.
Andrea Lochen; IMAGINARY THINGS; Astor+Blue Editions (Fiction: Literary) 15.
IMAGINARY THINGS is the follow-up to her critically acclaimed novel, The Repeat Year.
Rudger is an Imaginary – he's not real and not really there but he is Amanda's best friend.