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Meanings of Affinity

        Sentence:
        Amjad has great affinity for pigeons.
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1 affinity
Phrase
رالف : دو مادوں کے درمیان کیمیائی الف یا کشش مثلاً ہیموگلوبن اور آکسیجن میں کیمیائی الف موجود ہے ۔ کیمیائی مسافت یوں ہوگی ۔ ہیموگلوبن + آکسیجن = آکسی ہیموگلوبن ۔
2 AFFINITY
Noun
دو اشیاء مثلا آکسیجن اور ھیموگالوبن کے درمیان کیمیائ کشش ۔
3 AFFINITY

تعلق رشتے داری ۔
4 AFFINITY
Noun
مشابہت ۔ نسبت ۔ لگائو ۔ تعلق ۔ رشتہ داری ۔ واسطہ ۔ رغب ۔ اُنس ۔ نسبت ۔ واسطہ ۔
5 AFFINITY
Noun, Adjective
کَشِش ۔ وہ کیمیائی قُوَّت جو مالی کیول میں ایٹموں کو یکجا رکھتی ہے ۔

affinity

[uh-fin-i-tee]
  • Synonyms
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noun, plural affinities..
1.
a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, idea, etc.
2.
a person, thing, idea, etc., for which such a natural liking or attraction is felt.
3.
relationship by marriage or by ties other than those of blood (distinguished from consanguinity ).
4.
inherent likeness or agreement; close resemblance or connection.
5.
Biology. the phylogenetic relationship between two organisms or groups of organisms resulting in a resemblance in general plan or structure, or in the essential structural parts.
6.
Chemistry. the force by which atoms are held together in chemical compounds.
 
adjective
7.
of or pertaining to persons who share the same interests:
to arrange charter flights for opera lovers and other affinity groups.

Related forms

nonaffinity, noun, plural nonaffinities, adjective
Can be confused
affinity, infinity.

Synonyms

1. partiality, fondness; sympathy, leaning, bent. 4. similarity, compatibility.

Antonyms

1. dislike, aversion. 4. dissimilarity, disparity.

Examples from the web for affinity

  • We all still share an affinity for the printed page.
  • Riesling has a special affinity to pork and shellfish of all kinds.
  • It has a close linguistic and cultural affinity with its neighbours.
British Dictionary definitions for affinity

affinity

/əˈfɪnɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
foll by with or for. a natural liking, taste, or inclination towards a person or thing
2.
the person or thing so liked
3.
a close similarity in appearance or quality; inherent likeness

Word Origin and History for affinity

n.
c.1300, "relation by marriage" (as opposed to consanguinity), from Old French afinité (12c.), from Latin affinitatem (nominative affinitas) "neighborhood, relationship by marriage," noun of state from affinis "adjacent," also "kin by marriage," literally "bordering on," from ad- "to" (see ad- ) + finis "a border, an end" (see finish ). Used figuratively since c.1600 of structural relationships in chemistry, philology, etc. Meaning "natural attraction" (as though by family) is from 1610s.
affinity in Medicine
affinity af·fin·i·ty (ə-fĭn'ĭ-tē)
n.
  1. An attraction or force between particles that causes them to combine.
  2. The attraction between an antigen and an antibody.
  3. A relationship or resemblance in structure between species that suggests a common origin.
  4. The selective staining of a tissue by a dye. The selective uptake of a dye, chemical, or other substance by a tissue.
affinity in Science

affinity

(ə-fĭn'ĭ-tē)  
  1. A relationship or resemblance in structure between species that suggests a common origin.
  2. An attraction or force between particles that causes them to combine, as the attraction between an antigen and an antibody.

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