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Definition of the noun similitude
What does similitude mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: similitudes
- similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonyms of similitude: alikeness / likeness
- antonym of similitude: dissimilitude
- more generic word: similarity = the quality of being similar
- more specific terms:
- comparability / equivalence / comparison / compare = qualities that are comparable
- mirror image / reflection / reflexion = a likeness in which left and right are reversed
- naturalness = the likeness of a representation to the thing represented
- resemblance = similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
- spitting image = a perfect likeness or counterpart
- a duplicate copy
Alternative definition of the noun similitude
- [context: uncountable] Similarity or resemblance to something else.
- [context: countable] A way in which two people or things share similitude.
- [context: countable] Someone or something that closely resembles another; a duplicate or twin.
- A parable or allegory.
"Similitude" is a book by Victor J. Skoglund.
- also known as "Similitude: theory and applications"
Similitude is a concept applicable to the testing of engineering models. A model is said to have similitude with the real application if the two share geometric similarity, kinematic similarity and dynamic similarity. Similarity and similitude are interchangeable in this context.
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by Charles Thomas Cruttwell
The eighth similitude is that of a willow-tree, whose branches are lopped by the sickle of the glorious angel,2 who distributes the small rods into...
The ninth similitude is the most pretentious of all, and occupies a full quarter of the entire book.
by Christopher R. Jacobs, Hayden Huang, Ronald Y. Kwon
Similitude is a practical use of dimensional analysis Now that we have derived our dimensional parameters, we can use them in a variety of ways to facilitate experimental design or interpretation of results. Dimensional analysis is useful from a ...
An essay on taste (1780)
To which is now added part fourth, of the standard of taste; with observations concerning the imitative nature of poetry by Alexander Gerard
Similitude is a very powerful principle of association, which, by continually connecting the ideas in which it is found, and leading our thoughts from one of them to the other, produces in mankind a strong tendency to comparison. As comparison ...
Multitude, therefore, is conjoined with the one, from which it derives its progression : and hence, similitude is that which causes many things to be allied and sympathise with each other, and to subsist in friendship among themselves and with ...
by Lyn Hejinian, Barrett Watten
Similitude is the guise of an unending repetition of the same in which all that is to be included will find a place ; ...
by Frank Kreith
Similitude: Dimensional Analysis and Data Correlation Stuart W. Churchill Dimensional Analysis Similitude refers to the formulation of a description for physical behavior that is general and independent of the individual dimensions, ...
Timon of Athens; Othello (1813)
At best the similitude is an aukward one ; but it fitted the audience, though not the speaker. Warburton.
A Critical Study by B. T. D. Smith
and rejoice over its recovery is a similitude. The term Paraéle when it is opposed to Similitude is used to denote those illustrations which are in narrative form.1 The similitude is a picture of familiar happenings, the parable depicts something ...
by John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland
The Federal Statute, which requires that counterfeit money shall be after the " similitude" of an obligation of the United States, extends to the signature. United States v. Williams, 14 Fed. Rep. 550. See United States v. Bicksler, 1 Mackey (U. S ...
by John Platts
Similitude, [similitudo, L.] likeness in quality ; illustrative resemblance. Metaphor, [ meta, beyond, phero, to carry, Gr.] the application of a word to a use to which in its original import it cannot be put. Comparison, [comparatio, L.] likeness in ...
by Laura Emma Lockwood
Similitude] 474 [Since Similitude, eft. (a) likeness ; let us makenow Man...
in our similitude: P. L. vil. 520 ; Man, retaining Mill divine similitude : P. L. xi. 512. (6) one in whom the likeness of another is seen, image ; begotten Son, Divine ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson
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Being a Complete Encyclopedia of All the Case Law of the Federal Supreme Court Up to and Including Volume 206 U.S. Supreme Court Reports (book 51 Lawyers' Edition)
—Where a certain article has been uniformly classified under the similitude clause of the tariff act, and this classification has received a qualified approval by congress in enacting a subsequent tariff act, the article ...
Middle English Dictionary (1988)
by John Reidy
Whos similitude, for to rekne al, Was lyke a bing bat were immortal . . Doun discendyng fro }>e ...
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Quotes about Similitude
Christ made the bread the sacrament of his body only: wherefore as the bread is no similitude of his blood, so am I not bound or ought to affirm, that his blood is there present. (William Tyndale)
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Scrabble value of S1I1M3I1L1I1T1U1D2E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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