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pal·in·drome

 (păl′ĭn-drōm′)
n.
1. A word, phrase, verse, or sentence that reads the same backward or forward. For example: A man, a plan, a canal, Panama!
2. A segment of double-stranded DNA in which the nucleotide sequence of one strand reads in reverse order to that of the complementary strand.

[From Greek palindromos, running back again, recurring : palin, again; see kwel- in Indo-European roots + dromos, a running.]

pal′in·dro′mic (-drō′mĭk, -drŏm′ĭk) adj.
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palindrome

(ˈpælɪnˌdrəʊm)
n
a word or phrase the letters of which, when taken in reverse order, give the same word or phrase, such as able was I ere I saw Elba
[C17: from Greek palindromos running back again, from palin again + -drome]
palindromic, palindromical adj
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pal•in•drome

(ˈpæl ɪnˌdroʊm)

n.
a word, line, verse, number, etc., reading the same backward as forward, as Madam, I'm Adam.
[1620–30; < Greek palíndromos recurring =pálin again, back + -dromos running (see -dromous)]
pal`in•drom′ic (-ˈdrɒm ɪk, -ˈdroʊ mɪk) adj.
pa•lin•dro•mist (pəˈlɪn droʊ mɪst) n.
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palindrome

A word or phrase that reads the same backwards.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palindrome - a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
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Translations
palindrom
palindromi
palindromeséquence palindromique
פלינדרום
palindrom
palindrom

palindrome

[ˈpælɪndrəʊm] Npalíndromo m
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palindrome

nPalindrom nt
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Foot Couplets I do not make any apology For this study in philology It's for your own inspection Or to alter the inflection These are the plain facts Phraseology but no syntax I never meddle round the rim Or edge borders of synonym A palindrome there and back To level out all the slack A diversion not a detour A remedy but not a cure The verb to cure is preserved And quite simply not inferred If there's any irony inside There's no recourse to deride This will never satiate a greed But may well amuse to read.
GARRY OWEN NEWSBOY 1.30 FAJJAJ 2.00 HOME BEFORE DUSK HOME BEFORE DUSK 2.30 HAYMARKET PALINDROME 3.05 ALABANZA 3.35 BROTHER MCGONAGALL BROTHER MCGONAGALL 4.05 VENTURA KNIGHT VENTURA KNIGHT 4.40 LOGI TOMMY G 5.10 PERFECT WORDS PERFECT WORDS (NAP) NEWSBOY'S DOUBLE PERFECT WORDS (NAP) & VENTURA KNIGHT
Keywords: palindrome, palindromic defect, rich words, full words, Rote words
A palindrome is defined as a word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward.
As well as being a marvel of engineering, it's also famous for being the subject of a palindrome, a sentence that reads the same backwards as forwards, and for once actually makes sense: 'A man, a plan, a canal, Panama.' In the last of this enjoyable series, Mr O'Briain and Mr Byrne, pictured, are travelling there, but they have to head through the mountains of Costa Rica first.
As well as being a marvel of engineering, it's also famous for being the subject of a palindrome, a sentence that reads the same backwards as forwards, and for once actually makes sense: 'A man, a plan, a canal, Panama.' In the last of this enjoyable ' series, Mr O'Briain and Mr Byrne, pictured, are travelling there, but they have to head through the mountains of Costa Rica 'rst.
A RECENTLY-published scientific paper on archaeological excavations at the Nea Paphos site reveals that one of the main finds was a 1,500-year-old two-sided amulet with a 59-letter palindrome inscription, meaning it reads the same backward as it does forward.
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Then, after introducing Mary Douglas's criteria for identifying the structure, it sets forth Chaucer's 'Pardoner's Tale" as a well-balanced palindrome, arguing for authorial intentionality by referencing a section of the "Parson's Tale." It offers John Dryden's observations about Chaucer's characters--which he has written in palindromic structure--to show that later British authors were aware of Chaucer's method, and concludes by giving evidence that Chaucer knew some Greek.