Usage examples for homology

  1. The use of this design above the lintel of the gate brings it into homology with the Winged Disk. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  2. The recognition of the homology of the winged disk with the double axe solves a host of problems which have puzzled classical scholars within recent years. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  3. Homology of names should, in our opinion, always accompany homology of regions. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  4. The activities of the group of men that followed Monge were directed toward this end, and we now begin to hear of the great unifying notions of duality, homology, continuity, contingent relations, and the like. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman
  5. I have already suggested the homology between these red berries, the mandrake, and the red ochre of Hathor's elixir. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  6. These ideas seem, to me at least, to give a true account of the history of states, and I contend that it is no mere fanciful analogy but a true homology, when in both realms of thought- the physical and the political- we perceive the existence of forms of bifurcation and of exchanges of stability. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  7. For what is a metaphor or a simile but a mere paralogism- having nothing to do with the matter in hand, and not to be allowed for a moment to influence the reader's judgment, unless there be some real and objective analogy- homology we should call it- between the physical phenomenon from which the symbol is taken, and the spiritual truth which it is meant to illustrate? – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley
  8. The pig, in fact, was identified both with the Great Mother and the shell; and it is clear from what has been said already in these pages that the reason for this strange homology was the fact that originally the Great Mother was nothing more than the cowry- shell. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith