Definitions for palindromeˈpæl ɪnˌdroʊm
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a word, line, verse, number, etc., reading the same backward as forward, as
Madam, I'm Adam.
Origin of palindrome:
1620–30; < Gk palíndromos recurring =pálin again, back +-dromos running (see -dromous )
pa•lin•dro•mistpəˈlɪn droʊ mɪst(n.)
a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward
A word, phrase, number or any other sequence of units which has the property of reading the same forwards as it does backwards, character for character, sometimes disregarding punctuation, capitalization and diacritics.
Level, madam and racecar are examples of single word palindromes.
A poetic form in which the sequence of words reads the same in either direction.
A stretch of DNA in which the sequence of nucleotides on one strand are in the reverse order to that of the complementary strand
Origin: From παλίνδρομος, from πάλιν + δρόμος
a word, verse, or sentence, that is the same when read backward or forward; as, madam; Hannah; or Lewd did I live, & evil I did dwel