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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
identical
    adj 1: exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different;
           "rows of identical houses"; "cars identical except for
           their license plates"; "they wore indistinguishable hats"
           [syn: identical, indistinguishable]
    2: 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" [syn: identical,
       selfsame(a), very(a)]
    3: (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum; "identical
       twins are monovular" [syn: identical, monovular] [ant:
       biovular, fraternal]
    4: having properties with uniform values along all axes
    5: coinciding exactly when superimposed; "identical triangles"
       [syn: identical, superposable]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Identic \I*den"tic\, Identical \I*den"tic*al\, a.
   In diplomacy (esp. in the form identic), precisely agreeing
   in sentiment or opinion and form or manner of expression; --
   applied to concerted action or language which is used by two
   or more governments in treating with another government.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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 same
            identical person who now remember that event, did
            then exist.                           --Reid.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the
      predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the
      subject; tautological.
      [1913 Webster]

            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.
                                                  --Fleming.
      [1913 Webster]

   Identical equation (Alg.), an equation which is true for
      all values of the algebraic symbols which enter into it.
      [1913 Webster] Identic

Thesaurus Results for identical:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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