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Homomorphous

ˌhɒmə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk

Meanings of Homomorphous:

adjective

Of the same or similar form.

Homonym

ˈhɒm.ə.nɪm

Meanings of Homonym:

noun

Each of two or more words having the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings and origins.

Usage examples:

Students often struggle with homonyms

Homonyms

ˈhɒm.ə.nɪm

Meanings of Homonyms:

noun

Each of two or more words having the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings and origins.

Usage examples:

Students often struggle with homonyms

Meanings of Homoousian:

noun

A person who held that god the father and god the son are of the same substance.

Usage examples:

The arguments between homoiousians and homoousians would be hysterically ridiculous if it weren't f…

Meanings of Homophiles:

noun

A gay person.

Usage examples:

Many of us were frustrated by what seemed like the complacency of older gays, just as they had once…
adjective

Relating to gay people.

Usage examples:

I'd taken courses in literature and language - from latin drama to modern poetry, from restoration …

Homophobe

ˈhɒm.ə.fəʊb

Meanings of Homophobe:

noun

A person who has an extreme fear or dislike of gay people

Homophobia

ˌhəʊ.məˈfəʊ.bi.ə

Meanings of Homophobia:

noun

Dislike of or prejudice against gay people.

Usage examples:

The level of homophobia within sport continues to be a huge issue

Homophobic

ˌhəʊ.məˈfəʊ.bɪk

Meanings of Homophobic:

adjective

Having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against gay people.

Usage examples:

Homophobic remarks

Homophones

ˈhɒm.ə.fəʊn

Meanings of Homophones:

noun

Each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling, for example new and knew.

Usage examples:

Homophones can cause confusion and people often use the wrong one in error

Homophonic

ˌhɒm.əˈfɒn.ɪk

Meanings of Homophonic:

adjective

Characterized by the movement of accompanying parts in the same rhythm as the melody.

Usage examples:

Settings are for three or four voices, mainly syllabic and homophonic, with the melody in the top v…

Homophonous

həˈmɒf(ə)nəs

Meanings of Homophonous:

adjective

(of music) homophonic.

Usage examples:

It is a style of traditional homophonous singing.

Meanings of Homopolar:

adjective

Having equal or constant electrical polarity.

Usage examples:

In order for the homopolar motor to fully exploit the advantages of reduced size and weight, the fi…

Homoptera

hɒˈmɒpt(ə)rə

Meanings of Homoptera:

plural noun

A group of true bugs comprising those in which the forewings are uniform in texture. plant bugs such as aphids, whitefly, scale insects, and cicadas belong to this group.

Usage examples:

Diets of little brown myotis and eastern pipistrelles were highly diverse, consuming an even propor…

Meanings of Homopteran:

noun

A bug of the group homoptera.

Usage examples:

More than half of the arthropods were spiders, followed by coleopterans, orthopterans, and homopter…
adjective

Relating to or denoting homopterans.

Usage examples:

Associations of hymenoptera with homoptera have intrigued ecologists and evolutionary biologists as…

Homorganic

ˌhɒmɔːˈɡanɪk

Meanings of Homorganic:

adjective

Denoting sets of speech sounds that are produced using the same vocal organs, e.g. p, b, and m.

Usage examples:

If a stop is shortly followed by a homorganic fricative, or vice versa, the calculation will be sli…

Homos

ˈhəʊ.məʊ

Meanings of Homos:

noun

A gay man.

adjective

Homosexual (typically used of a man).

Homosexual

ˌhɒmə(ʊ)ˈsɛkʃʊəl

Meanings of Homosexual:

adjective

Sexually or romantically attracted exclusively to people of one's own sex.

Usage examples:

Campaigning by homosexual men and women for an end to social and legal discrimination
noun

Sexually attracted to people of one's own sex.

Meanings of Homosexualism:

noun

Homosexuality. later also: advocacy of or support for homosexual rights or equality.

Meanings of Homosexualist:

noun

A homosexual person (especially a man). now somewhat dated or humorous.

adjective

Homosexual, gay; of or relating to homosexual people or homosexuality. now somewhat dated or humorous.

Meanings of Homosexuality:

noun

The quality or characteristic of being sexually attracted solely to people of one's own sex.

Usage examples:

The eminent biologist played a crucial role in the fight to decriminalize homosexuality in britain.

Meanings of Homosexuals:

noun

A person who is sexually attracted to people of their own sex.

adjective

Sexually or romantically attracted exclusively to people of one's own sex.

Usage examples:

Campaigning by homosexual men and women for an end to social and legal discrimination

Meanings of Homotransplant:

noun

Another term for allograft.

Homousian

ˌhɒməʊˈuːsɪən

Meanings of Homousian:

noun

A person who held that god the father and god the son are of the same substance.

Usage examples:

The arguments between homoiousians and homoousians would be hysterically ridiculous if it weren't f…

Meanings of Homozygosity:

noun

The possession of two identical alleles of a particular gene or genes by an individual.

Usage examples:

The strains were tested for homozygosity of both mutations

Homozygotes

ˌhɒm.əˈzaɪ.ɡəʊt

Meanings of Homozygotes:

noun

An individual having two identical alleles of a particular gene or genes and so breeding true for the corresponding characteristic.

Usage examples:

This is because inbred individuals are more likely to express deleterious alleles as homozygotes th…

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