diminished radix complement
Noun

diminished radix complement (plural diminished radix complements)

  1. The number which, added to the given n-digit number in radix r, results in r^n - 1. In binary (r=2), this is the ones' complement; in decimal (r=10), this is the nines' complement.
    The diminished radix complement of 01100101_2 is 10011010_2.
    The diminished radix complement of 138053_{10} is 861946_{10}.
    The diminished radix complement of 0423102_5 is 4021342_5.
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