[ US /dɪˈsɪməɫɝ/ ]
[ UK /dɪsˈɪmɪlɐ/ ]
  1. not alike or similar
    as unalike as two people could be
  2. not similar
    a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm
    took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem
    their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own
    a group of very dissimilar people
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How To Use dissimilar In A Sentence

  • Emf of a battery is due to electrochemical redox reactions occuring between dissimilar metal electrodes, one of which becomes positively charged, the other of which becomes negatively charged. you can have an EMF building up a charge, and discharging the stored electrons, but you have no field of you are not doing any moving of the electrons Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions
  • Here location at the two extremities of the peninsula has involved a striking difference in ethnic infusions in the two districts, different historical careers owing to different vicinal grouping, and dissimilar geographic conditions. Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography
  • Perhaps we are not so dissimilar from germs and viruses. Times, Sunday Times
  • While the language surrounding the two programs may differ, the dissimilarities end there.
  • To me, it is reminiscent of an old corporation dustcart, not dissimilar to the one seen in the 1971 feature film when the Dads Army platoon hitch a ride back to Walmington-On-Sea from their manoeuvres (thank you Anoneumouse). And now... the European Army
  • ‘How strange’ the figure said in a raspy metallic voice, not dissimilar to X's.
  • And I think that we found that they are not as dissimilar as they seem on the face of it.
  • And, contentiously, isn't this not that dissimilar to the intellectual tactics of Anti-Semites?
  • Not dissimilar to the 1960's standby in the 'burbs of Toronto called "ambrosia" which was a white sweet glommy glob including coconut flakes, tinned mandarin orange segments and other preserved ingredients. Latter-day fixin's!
  • His views are not dissimilar from those of the Health Minister.
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