Similar

Definition of Similar

Sim´i`lar
a.1.Exactly corresponding; resembling in all respects; precisely like.
2.Nearly corresponding; resembling in many respects; somewhat like; having a general likeness.
3.Homogenous; uniform.
Similar figures
(Geom.) figures which differ from each other only in magnitude, being made up of the same number of like parts similarly situated.
Similar rectilineal figures
such as have their several angles respectively equal, each to each, and their sides about the equal angles proportional.
Similar solids
such as are contained by the same number of similar planes, similarly situated, and having like inclination to one another.
n.1.That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc.

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