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- adj. Of, relating to, or being a palindrome.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or like, a palindrome.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of a palindrome; that forms or constitutes a palindrome; that reads the same either forward or backward: as, palindromic verses.
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These sites, called palindromic AT-rich repeats (PATRRs) are locations at which DNA bends into fragile shapes called hairpins and cruciform structures which can break and rearrange with DNA from other chromosomes.
And so the pattern continues, until the ﬁ fth product is the reverse of itself, known as a palindromic number.
Note that not only are the professor's name and title palindromic, but so are all his answers:
Nevertheless, you haven’t seen anything anything palindromic, that is until you’ve seen my 100% palindromic story, Mr. Nym Goes Adventuring.
Also piquant is a palindromic riddle in the Egerton MS: "What word is that that changeth not / Though it be turned and made in twain?"
• The date of Mubarak's resignation (Letters, 14 February) was also a palindromic prime (11.02.2011).
This method of "radio detection and ranging" came to be known by the acronym radar, with the word's palindromic nature echoing the system's operating principle.
You'll all know by now that Friday is a red-letter day which bears the unsurpassably perfect palindromic date of 11.11.11 – and for the jackpot bonus buzz, just check your clock or watch at precisely 11 minutes past 11.
Peter BarnesMilton Keynes, Buckinghamshire• The date of Mubarak's resignation was not a palindromic prime Letters, 18 February: 11022011 = 11 x 1002001.
Creating a palindromic six-word memoir is too hard, and anyway I can feel my 500 word limitation breathing hard behind me, as though we're running a 10K together and I'm the pacer.