Similar



adjective
1.
having a likeness or resemblance, especially in a general way:
two similar houses.
2.
Geometry. (of figures) having the same shape; having corresponding sides proportional and corresponding angles equal:
similar triangles.
3.
Mathematics. (of two square matrices) related by means of a similarity transformation.
adjective
1.
showing resemblance in qualities, characteristics, or appearance; alike but not identical
2.
(geometry) (of two or more figures) having corresponding angles equal and all corresponding sides in the same ratio Compare congruent (sense 2)
3.
(maths) (of two classes) equinumerous

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