homothetic

[ hoh-muh-thet-ik, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ məˈθɛt ɪk, ˌhɒm ə- /

adjective Geometry.

similar; similarly placed.

Nearby words

  1. homostyled,
  2. homotaxis,
  3. homothallic,
  4. homotherm,
  5. homothermal,
  6. homothetic transformation,
  7. homotonic,
  8. homotopic,
  9. homotopy,
  10. homotransplant

Origin of homothetic

First recorded in 1875–80; homo- + thetic

Related formsho·moth·e·ty [huh-moth-i-tee, hoh-] /həˈmɒθ ɪ ti, hoʊ-/, noun

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