Similar

  • (adj): (of words) expressing closely related meanings.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on similar:

List Of Pokémon (152–201) - Politoed
... Its belly is adorned with a green spiral mark, similar to its pre-evolutionary forms ... grows a long blue hair that is curled in a manner similar to the spiral ... Politoed hunts prey with its long tongue, in similar manner to an actual frog ...
Similarity (geometry)
... Two geometrical objects are called similar if they both have the same shape, or one has the same shape as the mirror image of the other ... If two objects are similar, each is congruent to the result of a uniform scaling of the other ... For example, all circles are similar to each other, all squares are similar to each other, and all equilateral triangles are similar to each other ...
Measuring Toxicity
... When such data does not exist, estimates are made by comparison to known similar toxic things, or to similar exposures in similar organisms ... Or, a newly synthesized and previously unstudied chemical that is believed to be very similar in effect to another compound could be assigned an additional ...
Kisii People - Language
... This language and other Bantu languages are very similar ... Most of their phrases are similar or had been derived or acquired in the same manner ... They are markedly similar to the Bakiga of south western Uganda in culture, industry and choice of terrain ...
Small Intestine - Histology
... three sections of the small intestine look similar to each other at a microscopic level, but there are some important differences ... Contains goblet cells, Paneth cells Similar to duodenum ... Similar to duodenum ...

More definitions of "similar":

  • (adj): Resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination.
    Synonyms: like
  • (adj): Marked by correspondence or resemblance.
    Example: "Similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"
  • (adj): Having the same or similar characteristics.
    Synonyms: alike, like

Famous quotes containing the word similar:

    Teaching Black Studies, I find that students are quick to label a black person who has grown up in a predominantly white setting and attended similar schools as “not black enough.” ...Our concept of black experience has been too narrow and constricting.
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    ... a phallocentric culture is more likely to begin its censorship purges with books on pelvic self-examination for women or books containing lyrical paeans to lesbianism than with See Him Tear and Kill Her or similar Mickey-Spillanesque titles.
    Robin Morgan (b. 1941)

    We do not need to minimize the poverty of the ghetto or the suffering inflicted by whites on blacks in order to see that the increasingly dangerous and unpredictable conditions of middle- class life have given rise to similar strategies for survival. Indeed the attraction of black culture for disaffected whites suggests that black culture now speaks to a general condition.
    Christopher Lasch (b. 1932)