mimetic definition

  • adjective:
    • concerning, characteristic of, or exhibiting mimicry.
    • Of or relating to an imitation; imitative.
    • Using imitative ways representation: a mimetic dance.
    • displaying mimesis
    • exhibiting mimicry
    • described as or for the nature of or making use of mimesis
  • noun:
    • some thing mimetic or imitative.
    • a kind of mnemonic.
    • A substance with similar pharmacological results to another compound.
  • others:
    • Apt to imitate; given to mimicry; imitative.
    • described as mimicry; -- put on creatures and flowers
    • with respect to mimicry or replica; likely in mimicry; aping.
    • Imitating; imitative.
    • In mineralogy, approximating closely to — that is, imitating — other forms of a higher degree of balance. This feature often results from twinning. Including, aragonite takes place in twin crystals which initially picture appear to be hexagonal in type. See pseudosymmetry and twin.

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