law of similarity

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Synonyms for law of similarity

a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit

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Understand the Reynolds Law of Similarity requirements of the flow conditioner design and the manufacturing tolerances required to meet this requirement.
Cultural practices such as burning voodoo dolls to harm one's enemies are consistent with a belief in the law of similarity.