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.
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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.
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2. Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the subject; tautological.
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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.
Fleming.
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Identical equation (Alg.), an equation which is true for all values of the algebraic symbols which enter into it.
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I*den"tic

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I*den"tic*al

}, a. In diplomacy (esp. in the form identic), precisely agreeing in sentiment or opinion and form or manner of expression; -- applied to concerted action or language which is used by two or more governments in treating with another government.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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