correspond to


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correspond to (something)

To match or correlate to something. Does this character in the book correspond to one in the movie, or did they eliminate him completely?
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correspond to something

to match up with something; to harmonize with something. This pin on this part corresponds to the receptacle on the other part it fits into.
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45) may contain singularities, and they can be divided into three categories that respectively correspond to three different types of wave front arrivals: 1) The body waves relevant to the regular reflected rays which are determined from the singularities of [partial][phi]/[partial]y = 0,2) The interface waves, including Rayleigh surface waves, Stoneley interface waves, and the other possible leaky waves, which are determined from the singularities of [[DELTA].
Moore was able to show that his games, which he calls "generalized shifts," correspond to dynamical systems known as iterated maps, which researchers sometimes use to model physical systems.
In 1970, British evolution scientist John Maynard Smith extended the idea of adaptive landscapes to what he called "protein space" -- a multidimensional mathematical construct whose points correspond to each of the protein sequences of designated lengths that can be built using the 20 amino acids that serve as the proteins' molecular building blocks.