verb (identifies, identifying, identified)
- to establish the identity of someone or something
- (biology) to establish the taxonomic classification of an organism
- to equate two or more things
- to associate oneself with some group
verb (imbricat, ing) (transitive and intransitive)
- to overlap in a regular pattern
- having regular overlapping edges; intertwined
- having no stain or blemish, spotless, undefiled, clear, pure.
- Were but my soul as pure From other guilt as that, Heaven did not hold One more . — Jordan Denham?
- Thou sheer, immaculate and silver fountain. — Shakespeare, Richard II, V-iii.
- (past of, immerse)
- a gradual merging of two things
- A temporary donation of money to a cause in expectation of making a profit.
- (botany) Conspicuous bract, bract pair or ring of bracts at the base of an inflorescence.
- (mathematics) A curve that cuts all tangents of another curve at right angles; traced by a point on a string that unwinds from a curved object.
- difficult to understand, or complicated
- (context, botany, of a leaf or petal) having the edges rolled inwards
- (context, biology, of some shells) having a complex pattern of coils
- (biology) having a similar structure to something that is not related genetically
- (mathematics) related by an isomorphism