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dissimilar

dis i muh ler

  • a  not similar
    a group of very dissimilar people
    a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm
    their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own
    took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem
  • a  not alike or similar
  • a  marked by dissimilarity

  • Muslim texts make it clear that this was not a physical experience but a visionary one (not dissimilar to the heavenly visions of the Jewish Throne Mystics at this time).
  • When asked to sniff men's shirts back in 1995, women who were not on the Pill preferred the scent of men who had certain genes that were more dissimilar to their own.
  • To those unschooled in the universe of women's magazines, Glamour may conjure up a pure lipstick-and-trysts image not dissimilar from that of its competitor Cosmopolitan.
News & Articles

  • Smart technology makes its way into lighting
    ( VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland ) According to VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the lighting systems of the future could be multi-purpose devices not dissimilar to smart phones. In the future, lighting will not just allow us to see but could also be used to survey surroundings, transmit information, reflect moods and make our lives more comfortable.
    June 14, 2013 - EurekAlert!
Quotes

  • Mike Vrabel in SportingNews.com
    You're not looking at Tom Brady and Vince Young different,linebacker Mike Vrabel said. "More similar than dissimilar."
  • Chuck Hagel in Washington Post
    We are locked into a bogged-down problem not unsimilar, dissimilar to where we were in Vietnam,Hagel said on ABC's "This Week." "The longer we stay, the more problems we are going to have."
  • John Howard in NEWS.com.au
    What this initiative will do is gather up all of the different state schemes, many of which are contradictory or at the very least dissimilar,Mr Howard said. "What in essence we want is to consolidate all of the states' schemes into a...

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