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[Gr.,=something read backward], rearrangement of the letters of a word or words to make another word or other words. A famous Latin anagram was an answer made out of a question asked by Pilate.
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a sentence or verse that can be read, by letters or by words, backward or forward; both readings will make sense and usually will be identical. “Madam, I’m Adam” is an example of an English palindrome.

The artistic quality of a palindrome depends on the structure of a given language. In Russian and other European languages, palindromes usually sound artificial and unintelligible, whereas in Chinese, for instance, many highly artistic poems are palindromes. Examples of Russian palindromes can be found in V. V. Khlebnikov’s narrative poem Razin’s Boat and in works by V. Ia. Briusov, I. L. Sel’vinskii, and A. A. Voznesenskii.


A nucleic acid sequence that is self-complementary.
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Unique locks which involve a P6 sequence do not exist because 123321 can be further split into the locked palindromic sequences 131 and 232.
Unique locks which involve a T6 sequence do not exist because 123123 can be further split into the locked palindromic sequences 121 and 323.
7 letters: SOSORRO (hod) is made of 2 palindromic sequences.
A second palindromic sequence (12321 ) is converted into a Miami sequence (12312 or 21321 ).
One palindromic sequence and one tautonymic sequence are converted into new sequences of the same length and genres.
In EVERYWHERE and ENERGUMENE the top and bottom, as well as the L and R edges, are palindromic and, in the latter, the top and bottom palindromic sequences are identical.
These palindromic sequences are unstable, and allow us to propose a model for how this translocation occurs," said Beverly S.
This 1-4 6-9 pattern offers the opportunity for palindromic sequences.