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A substance or organism that exactly corresponds in form with another.
- ‘Triglycine sulfate and its isomorphs have very favorable properties, including high pyroelectric coefficients and relatively low permittivity.’
- ‘A colony with a low degree of integration is one in which the modules are identical, fully autonomous units (isomorphs) that share structural walls with minimal or no communication.’
- ‘The production of plates of potassium dihydrogen phosphate and its deuterated isomorph is among the most challenging production tasks.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.