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marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton anemone , sea anemone
visual defect in which the shape and size of an ocular image differ in the two eyes aniseikonia
(chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance chemical decomposition reaction , decomposition , decomposition reaction
either of two complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in sign complex conjugate
range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness) contrast
hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each dihybrid
differ in view disagree
differ in opinion dissent
(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups form , strain , var. , variant
two words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation (e.g. `bow') heteronym
two words are homographs if they are spelled the same way but differ in meaning (e.g. fair) homograph
relation between two words that are spelled the same way but differ in meaning or the relation between two words that are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning homonymy
two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear) homophone
number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10 magnitude , order of magnitude
extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differ from mammoths in the form of the molar teeth mastodon , mastodont
group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part minority
condition in which an organism has two or more cell populations that differ in genetic makeup mosaicism
Roman Catholic system of casuistry that when expert opinions differ an actor can follow any solidly probable opinion that he wishes even though some different opinion might be more probable probabilism
(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics variety
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