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for Identical equation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Identical \I*den"tic*al\, a. [Cf. F. identique. See Identity.]
1. The same; the selfsame; the very same; not different; as,
the identical person or thing.
I can not remember a thing that happened a year ago,
without a conviction . . . that I, the same
identical person who now remember that event, did
then exist. --Reid.
2. Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the
predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the
When you say body is solid, I say that you make an
identical proposition, because it is impossible to
have the idea of body without that of solidity.
Identical equation (Alg.), an equation which is true for
all values of the algebraic symbols which enter into it.
[1913 Webster] Identic
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