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self–similarity

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noun self–sim·i·lar·i·ty \-ˌsi-mə-ˈla-rə-tē\

Definition of self–similarity

  1. :  the quality or state of having an appearance that is invariant upon being scaled larger or smaller <magnify the fractal and you can see the self–similarity of its edge>

self–similar

play \-ˈsi-mə-lər, -ˈsim-lər\ adjective


1967

First Known Use of self–similarity

1967


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