supplement

(redirected from supplementarity)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

supplement

Geometry
a. either of a pair of angles whose sum is 180°
b. an arc of a circle that when added to another arc forms a semicircle
References in periodicals archive ?
Any attempt to gain access to a position "outside of the text" leads simply to further supplementarity.
The strategy is represented in stylized fashion by the EMF-16 case including 100 MtC in credits for sinks and no supplementarity constraint.
Thus, where Furui sees that, "death, old age, and sickness have, from time immemorial, been forces that strive to expunge human individuality" (FYS, 7:63), Derrida would suggest that while death itself is nothing, "the relationship to death, the anguished anticipation of death" (183) is the prime motivating force for supplementarity.
The ghost in the mirror is thus instantiated as the return of an unacknowledged, discontinuous Creole iteration that colonialism cannot contain; in the supplementarity of its figures it incessantly undermines metropolitan assumptions of coherence, hierarchy, and difference.
In keeping with the process of supplementarity, in other words, Morrison shows the community to be inhabited and rendered unstable by its impure others.
When the king refuses to accept the new invention that might serve as a [unkeyable] for memory, he does so on the basis of its negative features: marginality, externality, supplementarity, and pretention.
3) In Of Grammatology, Jacques Derrida says, "Society, language, history, articulation, in a word, supplementarity, are born at the same time as the prohibition of incest.
Supplementarity is perhaps a particularly useful lens through which to consider the end notes so often included in historical fiction.
Where the first edition of Political Justice places the supplementarity of consciousness within a teleological movement from the "involuntary" to the voluntary," (46) Godwin's increased emphasis on the anarchic substructure of thought and the loss of reason's "independence" in his revisions discloses the impossibility of reason's ability to coincide with itself.
Quayson's brilliant interpretations of Olunde's acting as a supplement for his incapacitated father exemplifies the notion of supplementarity in the Yoruba sacrificial rites which, according to him, is partly traceable to the Yoruba culture itself.
As discussed, the supply of excess AAUs available in the economies that have restructured to become more energy efficient since 1990 has spurred a set of policy discussions around the topic of supplementarity.
NEGOTIATING ISSUES: FLEXIBILITY, SINKS, AND SUPPLEMENTARITY

Full browser ?