from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being the same: another orator who used the senator's identical words.
- adj. Exactly equal and alike.
- adj. Having such a close similarity or resemblance as to be essentially equal or interchangeable.
- adj. Biology Of or relating to a twin or twins developed from the same fertilized ovum and having the same genetic makeup and closely similar appearance; monozygotic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Bearing full likeness by having precisely the same set of characteristics; indistinguishable.
- adj. Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; numerically identical.
- adj. Having some particular qualities or characteristics in common, but not all of them.
- adj. Of twins, sharing the same genetic code.
- adj. Exactly equivalent.
- adj. Approximating or approaching exact equivalence.
- n. Something which has exactly the same properties as something else.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. The same; the selfsame; the very same; not different.
- adj. Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the subject; tautological.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being the same; absolutely indistinguishable; distinguishable only as points of view of that which is one in its own being: also used loosely to express the fact that two or more things compared are the same in the particulars considered, or differ in no essential point.
- Expressing identity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different
- adj. (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum
- adj. having properties with uniform values along all axes
- adj. being the exact same one; not any other:
- adj. coinciding exactly when superimposed
Thus Theseus 2 can be identical with Theseus 1 only in a “loose and popular” sense of ˜identical™.
In using the term identical it is intended to designate just one unit of the course, as English I, or Latin II.
However, the term identical twins actually refers to a type of twinning, and describes how they form, not what they look like.
When we get these binaries, now we can compare each one of them to the binary form of the inputs to determine the term identical to the state of prime implicant.
After a minute or two, we arrived at a large security door, guarded by two armed men, dressed in identical dark green uniforms.
And you can see that all three approaches result in identical curves.
These men undoubtedly influenced the eventual abandonment of dressing boys and girls in identical dresses in the early 20th century; children are especially impressionable, and susceptible to gender confusion (which was, and remains, generally undesirable).
There may be a real problem there — only to make a general attack against a group of people like the two sets are identical is sometimes very far from the truth and in any case counter to general principles of human equality.
Now I do believe the evidence favors the view that in identical environments racial differences would disappear.
However, by this process the Senate bill will still have ‘passed both houses in identical language’ (again, if one accepts ‘deeming’ as being passed).