identical


identical
01. [Identical] twins develop from the equal division of a fertilized egg.
02. A nylon thread is stronger than a steel wire of [identical] weight.
03. They live in a housing development where all the homes look [identical].
04. The bridesmaids wore [identical] pink and green dresses.
05. The bicycle he bought was [identical] to that used by the winner of the Tour de France.
06. When they first started out, the Beatles dressed [identically] in gray suits and ties.
07. [Identical] twins do not have [identical] fingerprints.
08. The genetic material of humans and chimpanzees is 98% [identical].
09. Cockroaches have lived on earth for 250 million years, and many varieties found today look [identical] to the fossilized record of their ancestors.
10. Robert Orben once suggested that a graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in [identical] caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
11. Although the leading causes of death for men and women are [identical], men exhibit higher death rates.
12. Fran Lebowitz once remarked, "I've done the calculation, and your chances of winning the lottery are [identical] whether you play or or not."
13. Antoinette Brown Blackwell once stated that the sexes in each species of being are always true equivalents - equals but not [identical].
14. No two individuals of the same species are [identical].
15. The illegal immigrants tore up their passports and other papers in order to hide their [identities].
16. The [identities] of the victims have not yet been determined.
17. The two children were [identical] except for the color of their eyes.

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  • Identical — 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. [1913 Webster] I can not remember a thing that happened a year ago, without a conviction . . . that I …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • identical — I adjective alike, coequal, comparable, congeneric, congenerous, consimilar, consubstantial, duplicate, equal, equivalent, exact, exactly alike, exactly the same, faithful, homogeneous, idem, indistinguishable, interchangeable, like, matching,… …   Law dictionary

  • identical — (adj.) 1610s, as a term in logic, from M.L. identicus the same, from L.L. identitas identity, sameness, ultimately from comb. form of L. idem the same (from id it, that one; see ID (Cf. id)) + demonstrative suffix dem. General sense of being the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • identical — 1 also identic selfsame, *same, very, equivalent, equal, tantamount Analogous words: corresponding, correlative, convertible (see RECIPROCAL) Antonyms: diverse Contrasted words: *different, disparate, divergent: *distinct, separate, several 2 * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • identical — [adj] alike, equal carbon copy*, corresponding, dead ringer*, ditto*, double, duplicate, equivalent, exact, identic,indistinguishable, interchangeable, like, like two peas in a pod*, look alike, matching, same, same difference*, selfsame,… …   New thesaurus

  • identical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) exactly alike or the same. 2) (of twins) developed from a single fertilized ovum, and therefore of the same sex and usually very similar in appearance. DERIVATIVES identically adverb. ORIGIN Latin identicus, from identitas (see… …   English terms dictionary

  • identical — [ī den′ti kəl] adj. [ IDENTIC + AL] 1. the very same 2. exactly alike or equal: often followed by with or to 3. designating twins, always of the same sex, developed from a single fertilized ovum and very much alike in physical appearance: cf.… …   English World dictionary

  • identical — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, sound ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ absolutely, completely …   Collocations dictionary

  • identical — i|den|ti|cal [aıˈdentıkəl] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: identicus, from Late Latin identitas; IDENTITY] exactly the same, or very similar ▪ four identical houses identical to/with ▪ Nutritionally, infant formulas are almost… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • identical — adj. identical to, with (his hat is identical to mine) * * * [aɪ dentɪk(ə)l] with (his hat is identical to mine) identical to …   Combinatory dictionary


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