self-similarity

noun
self-sim·​i·​lar·​i·​ty | \ ˌself-ˌsi-mə-ˈler-ə-tē How to pronounce self-similarity (audio) , -ˈla-rə- \

Definition of self-similarity

: 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

Other Words from self-similarity

self-similar \ ˌself-​ˈsi-​mə-​lər How to pronounce self-similarity (audio) , -​ˈsim-​lər \ adjective

First Known Use of self-similarity

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-similarity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-similarity. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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