Associations to the word «Identical»


IDENTICAL, adjective. (not comparable) Bearing full likeness by having precisely the same set of characteristics; indistinguishable.
IDENTICAL, adjective. (not comparable) Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; numerically identical.
IDENTICAL, adjective. (not comparable) (biology) Of twins, sharing the same genetic code.
IDENTICAL, adjective. (not comparable) (mathematics) Exactly equivalent.
IDENTICAL, adjective. (comparable) (rare) Approximating or approaching exact equivalence.
IDENTICAL, noun. (usually pluralized) (chiefly philosophy) Something which has exactly the same properties as something else.
IDENTICAL, noun. An identical twin.
IDENTICAL BY DESCENT, adjective. (genetics) Of corresponding segments of a chromosome in different individuals, identical because they were inherited from a common ancestor without crossover.
IDENTICAL TWIN, noun. One of two siblings produced from the splitting of a single zygote.
IDENTICAL TWINS, noun. Plural of identical twin

Dictionary definition

IDENTICAL, adjective. Exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different; "rows of identical houses"; "cars identical except for their license plates"; "they wore indistinguishable hats".
IDENTICAL, adjective. Being the exact same one; not any other:; "this is the identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see".
IDENTICAL, adjective. (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum; "identical twins are monovular".
IDENTICAL, adjective. Having properties with uniform values along all axes.
IDENTICAL, adjective. Coinciding exactly when superimposed; "identical triangles".

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