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Meaning of IDENTICAL

Pronunciation:  I'dentikul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum; "identical twins are monovular"
  2. [adj]  coinciding exactly when superimposed; "identical triangles"
  3. [adj]  (physics) having properties with uniform values along all axes
  4. [adj]  exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different; "rows of identical houses"; "cars identical except for their license plates"; "they wore indistinguishable hats"
  5. [adj]  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 is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: congruent, indistinguishable, isotropic, isotropous, monovular, one and the same(p), same, selfsame(a), superposable, very(a)
 Antonyms: biovular, fraternal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I*den"tic*al\, a. [Cf. F. identique. See {Identity}.]
1. The same; the selfsame; the very same; not different; as,
   the identical person or thing.

         I can not remember a thing that happened a year ago,
         without a conviction . . . that I, the same
         identical person who now remember that event, did
         then exist.                           --Reid.

2. Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the
   predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the
   subject; tautological.

         When you say body is solid, I say that you make an
         identical proposition, because it is impossible to
         have the idea of body without that of solidity.

{Identical equation} (Alg.), an equation which is true for
   all values of the algebraic symbols which enter into it.

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