|a.||1.||The same; the selfsame; the very same; not different; |
|2.||Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the subject; tautological.|
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.
|Adj.||1.||identical - exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different; "rows of identical houses"; "cars identical except for their license plates"; "they wore indistinguishable hats"|
|2.||identical - being the exact same one; not any other:; "this is the identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see"|
|3.||identical - (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum; "identical twins are monovular"|
|4.||identical - having properties with uniform values along all axes|
|5.||identical - coinciding exactly when superimposed; "identical triangles"|