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Definition of "self-similar" []

  • Having self-similarity; having parts that resemble the whole, as a fractal has. (adjective)

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Use "self-similar" in a sentence
  • "The ribs are lined with series of 6 round panels organized in a self-similar, nonrecursive pattern generated through a fractal algorithm."
  • "Fractal Geometry is the study of self-similar structures and is at the conceptual core of understanding nature's complexity."
  • "But what if literary texts or at least a significant number of them are not self-similar tissues of self-consistent details, but something looser, more informal, perhaps even more extemporaneous?"