Word that applies to itself. See autological, Grelling's paradox.

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  • Homological — Ho mo*log ic*al, a. Pertaining to homology; having a structural affinity proceeding from, or base upon, that kind of relation termed homology. {Ho mo*log ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homological — index correlative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • homological — [hō΄mō läj′i kəl, häm΄ōläj′i k l] adj. HOMOLOGOUS homologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • homological — adjective Date: circa 1847 1. homologous 2. of or relating to topological homology theory < homological algebra > • homologically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • homological — homologically, adv. /hoh meuh loj i keuhl, hom euh /, adj. homologous. Also, homologic. [1840 50; HOMOLOG(Y) + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • homological — adjective a) Having a similar evolutionary origin; homologous. b) Having to do with homology. Syn: homologic, autological …   Wiktionary

  • homological — homo·log·i·cal …   English syllables

  • homological — ho•mo•log•i•cal [[t]ˌhoʊ məˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌhɒm ə [/t]] also ho mo•log′ic adj. gen imu homologous • Etymology: 1840–50 ho mo•log′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • homological — /hɒməˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say homuh lojikuhl) adjective → homologous. Also, homologic. –homologically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • homological — adjective similar in evolutionary origin but not in function • Syn: ↑homologic • Similar to: ↑homologous • Derivationally related forms: ↑homology, ↑homology (for: ↑h …   Useful english dictionary

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