noun, plural similarities.
the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance.
an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another’s:
a similarity of diction.
noun, plural similarities. 1. the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance. 2. an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another’s: a similarity of diction.
noun, Mathematics. 1. Also called homothetic transformation. a mapping of a set by which each element in the set is mapped into a positive constant multiple of itself, the same constant being used for all elements. 2. an operation performed upon a square matrix that leaves invariant its characteristic polynomial, trace, and determinant. The transformation […]
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; […]
noun 1. a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in “she is like a rose.”. Compare metaphor. 2. an instance of such a figure of speech or a use of words exemplifying it. noun 1. a figure of speech that expresses the resemblance of one thing to another of […]