Definition of simile noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

simile

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsɪməli//
 
[countable, uncountable](technology)
 
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a word or phrase that compares something to something else, using the words like or as, for example a face like a mask or as white as snow; the use of such words and phrases compare metaphor
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