simian virus sim·i·an virus (sĭm’ē-ən)
Any of a number of viruses of variable taxonomic classification isolated from monkeys and from cultures of monkey cells.
noun 1. SV 40.
noun 1. Charles, born 1938, U.S. poet, born in Yugoslavia.
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, 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.