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  • n. A boundlessly thin shell constrained by a couple of similar surfaces with nearly identical orientations.

Etymologies

homoe- + -oid, from Ancient Greek: ὅμοιος (homoios, "of like kind”, “similar") in conjunction with εἶδος (eidos, "form, likeness"). (Wiktionary)

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