What does similarity mean?

Definitions for similarity
ˌsɪm əˈlær ɪ tisim·i·lar·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. similarity(noun)

    the quality of being similar

  2. similarity, law of similarity(noun)

    a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit

Wiktionary

  1. similarity(Noun)

    Closeness of appearance to something else.

  2. similarity(Noun)

    The relation of sharing properties.

    Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten to extend it to all. uE00028239uE001 Sir W. Hamilton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Similarity(noun)

    the quality or state of being similar; likeness; resemblance; as, a similarity of features

    Etymology: [Cf. F. similarit.]

Freebase

  1. Similarity

    Two geometrical objects are called similar if they both have the same shape, or one has the same shape as the mirror image of the other. More precisely, one can be obtained from the other by uniformly scaling, possibly with additional translation, rotation and reflection. This means that either object can be rescaled, repositioned, and reflected, so as to coincide precisely with the other object. If two objects are similar, each is congruent to the result of a uniform scaling of the other. For example, all circles are similar to each other, all squares are similar to each other, and all equilateral triangles are similar to each other. On the other hand, ellipses are not all similar to each other, nor are hyperbolas all similar to each other. If two angles of a triangle have measures equal to the measures of two angles of another triangle, then the triangles are similar. Corresponding sides of similar polygons are in proportion, and corresponding angles of similar polygons have the same measure. This article assumes that a scaling can have a scale factor of 1, so that all congruent shapes are also similar, but some school text books specifically exclude congruent triangles from their definition of similar triangles by insisting that the sizes must be different to qualify as similar.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'similarity' in Nouns Frequency: #2095

How to pronounce similarity?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of similarity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of similarity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of similarity in a Sentence

  1. Diosdado Cabello:

    Do you think any similarity with this scandalous fabrication is pure coincidence? i don't think so!

  2. Margaret Hilda Thatcher:

    I have a habit of comparing the phraseology of communiqus, one with another across the years, and noting a certain similarity of words, a certain similarity of optimism in the reports which followed the summit meetings and a certain similarity in the lack of practical results during the ensuing years.

  3. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    There is so much similarity between Farmers protest and Jan Lokpal agitation. Some leaders are same, the method is similar. Jan Lokpal movement turned out to be bogus with its leaders planted by Govt only in people. The benefit of Janlokpal agitation was reaped by only its leaders who enjoy all luxury now and the protesters felt ditched only by them. Protesting farmers should keep an eye on its leaders as who they meet in private.

  4. The CAAC:

    Given that two accidents both involved newly delivered Boeing 737-8 planes and happened during take-off phase, they have some degree of similarity.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Similarity in character not personality means only compatibility between two individuals.

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