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 ... On top of its head 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 ...
Measuring Toxicity
... such data does not exist, estimates are made by comparison to known similar toxic things, or to similar exposures in similar organisms ... previously unstudied chemical that is believed to be very similar in effect to another compound could be assigned an additional protection factor of 10 to account for possible ...
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
... The 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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "similar":

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

Famous quotes containing the word similar:

    Custom, then, is the great guide of human life. It is that principle alone, which renders our experience useful to us, and makes us expect, for the future, a similar train of events with those which have appeared in the past.
    David Hume (1711–1776)

    To relive the relationship between owner and slave we can consider how we treat our cars and dogs—a dog exercising a somewhat similar leverage on our mercies and an automobile being comparable in value to a slave in those days.
    Edward Hoagland (b. 1932)

    ... a nation to be strong, must be united; to be united, must be equal in condition; to be equal in condition, must be similar in habits and feeling; to be similar in habits and feeling, must be raised in national institutions as the children of a common family, and citizens of a common country.
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)