Being one of a pair of chromosomes, one from the female parent and one from the male parent, that have genes for the same traits in the same positions. Genes on homologous chromosomes may not have the same form, however. For example, one chromosome in a pair of homologous chromosomes may contain a gene for brown eyes, and the other a gene for blue eyes. Human females have 23 pairs of homologous chromosomes (including the two X chromosomes), while human males have 22 because the Y chromosome is not paired.
(Uncountable, rhetoric) The use of a word or phrase to refer to something that it isn't, invoking a direct similarity between the word or phrase used and the thing described, but in the case of English without the words like or as, which would imply a simile.
Similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy.
implies detailed, critical comparison, esp. of different versions of the same text
implies a comparison for the purpose of emphasizing differences to contrast farm life with city life
refers to a literal or figurative putting together in order to note points of resemblance and difference, and implies the weighing of parallel features for relative values to compare records and compact discs
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Check her purse for something she wrote and compare it.
I can't think of anything offline to compare it to.
He couldn't help but compare the situation to Billy Langstrom's.
If men would steadily observe realities only, and not allow themselves to be deluded, life, to compare it with such things as we know, would be like a fairy tale and the Arabian Nights' Entertainments.