The quality or character of being twofold, as the → wave-particle duality.
M.E dualitie, from L.L. dualitas.
Dogânegi, from dogânag + -i.
The particular character, or aggregate of qualities, that distinguishes one person or thing from others (Dictionary.com).
Fr.: dualité onde-particule
The principle admitted in → quantum mechanics that
all particles have a wave-like nature and that waves have a particle aspect.
The wave-particle duality is of fundamental importance in obtaining a realistic picture of
the → elementary particles.