Yin and Yang: what's its true meaning?

Wikipedia tells us that In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describes how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they may give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another. Many tangible dualities (such as light and dark, fire and water, expanding and contracting) are thought of as physical manifestations of the duality symbolized by yin and yang.


This duality lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine, and a central principle of different forms of Chinese martial arts and exercise, as well as appearing in the pages of the I Ching.

I entertain a possibility of this symbol meaning the below GIF image representation.


What do we really know about this symbol? And does what we know appear to be making sense?
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