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identical

(ī-dĕn′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Being the same: another orator who used the senator's identical words.
2. Exactly equal and alike: Your car is identical to mine. Are the fingerprints at the crime scene identical with those of the accused?
3. Biology Of or relating to a twin or twins developed from the same fertilized ovum and having the same genetic makeup and closely similar appearance; monozygotic.

i·den′ti·cal·ly adv.

identical

[L. identicus, the same]
Exactly alike.
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Identically Different cuts to the heart of what makes us the way we are.
It concluded that the two streams of dividend income must be taxed identically.
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Experimentally stir-fried lean ground beef lost about 18 percent of its cholesterol, whereas oil-fried batches lost 39 to 49 percent of their cholesterol, report the Boston University researchers, who drained and rinsed both batches identically.
Despite their almost identically permed hair, however, these women have managed to eke out a modicum of individuality.
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This rules out the possibility that the quasar is imaged through a gravitational lens, which would split the image of one quasar into two and cause both to be recorded identically in radio and visible wavelengths.