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Resembling without being identical,
  1. Resembling without being identical
    • - a soft cheese similar to Brie
    • - northern India and similar areas
  2. (of geometric figures) Having the same shape, with the same angles and proportions, though not necessarily of the same size

  1. A person or thing similar to another

  2. A substance that produces effects resembling the symptoms of particular diseases (the basis of homeopathic treatment)
    • - the principle of treatment by similars

  1. marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"
  2. alike(p): having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"
  3. like: resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike devotion"; "a dreamlike quality"
  4. (of words) expressing closely related meanings
  5. exchangeable: capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability; "interchangeable electric outlets" "interchangeable parts"
  6. (similarly) in like or similar manner; "He was similarly affected"; "some people have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil"- Samuel Johnson
  7. In linear algebra, two n-by-n matrices A and B are called similar if
  8. A material that produces an effect that resembles the symptoms of a particular disease; Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable; Of geometrical figures including triangles, squares, ellipses, arcs and more complex figures, having the same shape but possibly different size ...
  9. (SIMILARLY) At least one line of the proof of this case is the same as before.
  10. (Similarly) Britain’s Herbert Asquith (1852-1928) interpreted European expansion as normal, necessary, and a sign of vitality in a growing nation. ...
  11. Similar figures have corresponding angles of equal measure and the ratios of each pair of corresponding sides are equivalent.
  12. Is the new password too much like the old one? This is primarily controlled by one argument, difok which is a number of characters that if different between the old and new are enough to accept the new password, this defaults to 10 or 1/2 the size of the new password whichever is smaller. ...
  13. adj. (of two objects) defined to be equivalent under the similarity relationship.
  14. Similar comes from the Latin word similis (like), and refers to things which share some common characteristic. Similar triangles, for example, share a common shape, but are not necessarily the same size. ...
  15. adj. ~ resembling sb/sth but not the same; alike
  16. Denotes meaning similarity between words that cannot always be used instead of each other, for instance because they only share a part of their meaning. As an example, "absurd" is similar to both "illogical" and "foolish", but there are also some differences between the senses of these adjectives.
  17. When data are described as "similar" this indicates the difference is likely due to chance as opposed to a real difference between two populations, even if the data points are different. ...
  18. Selects like-color pixels throughout the image.
  19. Used to assert that two vocabularies are similar in scope and objectives, independently of the fact that they otherwise refer to each other.
  20. Of the same substance or structure throughout; homogeneous; having a marked resemblance or likeness; of a like nature or kind.
  21. Having a resemblance. This word is included because it is sometimes mispronounced as SIM-you-lar. Don't!
  22. something that is like something else
  23. Subjective and qualitative term indicating a moderate or strong resemblance.
  24. the search engine performs a second search to find websites covering the same theme.
  25. In appraisal, two properties are similar if the actual differences between the properties will not have a material effect on their selling price.