[hoh-mee-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈmɔr fɪz əm/
similarity in crystalline form but not necessarily in chemical composition.
Mathematics. a function between two topological spaces that is continuous, one-to-one, and onto, and the inverse of which is continuous.
the property, shown by certain chemical compounds, of having the same crystal form but different chemical composition
(maths) a one-to-one correspondence, continuous in both directions, between the points of two geometric figures or between two topological spaces
1854, from homeomorphous (1832), from homeo- + morphous (see metamorphosis); originally of crystals. Homeomorphic is from 1902.
homeomorphous ho·me·o·mor·phous (hō’mē-ə-môr’fəs)
Having a similar shape, but not necessarily of the same composition, as of the crystal form of unlike chemical compounds.
- Home on the range
A song celebrating life in the American West; the state song of Kansas. It begins, “Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam, / Where the deer and the antelope play….”
[hoh-mee-op-uh-thist] /ˌhoʊ miˈɒp ə θɪst/ noun 1. a person who practices or favors homeopathy. n. 1830; back-formation from homeopathy. Related: Homeopathic.
[hoh-mee-uh-path-ik] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈpæθ ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or according to the principles of homeopathy. 2. practicing or advocating homeopathy.
noun 1. . noun 1. magic that attempts to control the universe through the mimicking of a desired event, as by stabbing an image of an enemy in an effort to destroy him or her or by performing a ritual dance imitative of the growth of food in an effort to secure an abundant supply; […]