## SIMILAR

### similar

#### Noun

- That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc.
- A material that produces an effect that resembles the symptoms of a particular disease

#### Adjective

- Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable.
- Of geometrical figures including triangles, squares, ellipses, arcs and more complex figures, having the same shape but possibly different size, rotational orientation, and position; in particular, having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional; such that one can be had from the other using a sequence of operations of rotation, translation and scaling.

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